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Case 4.19 

Case 4.19
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Case 4.19
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Christine U. Lee

, and James F. Glockner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199915705.003.0117
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date: 19 October 2019

62-year-old woman with a systemic disorder

Axial fat-suppressed FSE T2- weighted (Figure 4.19.1) and coronal SSFSE images (Figure 4.19.2) demonstrate innumerable pancreatic cysts.

VHL syndrome with cystic pancreas

Pancreatic involvement in VHL syndrome is not exactly an afterthought in many texts, but it does tend to be the last abdominal manifestation mentioned. This case is somewhat unusual in that the kidneys were almost completely spared in spite of extensive pancreatic involvement, but this can occur and should not dissuade anyone from making the correct diagnosis....

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