This upper abdominal CT scan shows inflammation and swelling of the pancreas caused by acute infection (pancreatitis).
Update Date 2/11/2014
Updated by: Todd Eisner, MD, in private practice specializing in gastroenterology, Boca Raton, FL. Affiliate Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University School of Medicine. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.