OverviewThis upper abdominal CT scan shows inflammation and swelling of the pancreas caused by acute infection (pancreatitis).
Update Date 1/27/2012
Updated by: George F. Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.