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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 51-53

Total pancreatic lipomatosis with malabsorption syndrome


1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Smt. Sucheta Kriplani and Kalawati Hospitals, New Delhi-110 001, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Smt. Sucheta Kriplani and Kalawati Hospitals, New Delhi-110 001; ESIC Model Hospital, Gurgaon-122 001, Haryana, India

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Vikas Chaudhary
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Employee's State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Model Hospital, Gurgaon-122001, Haryana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.77587

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Total fat replacement of the pancreas is rare. Focal fatty replacement is the most common degenerative lesion of pancreas. Focal fatty deposits have no major clinical significance; however, extreme fat replacement is of pathologic significance, as it is associated with marked reduction in exocrine function of pancreas, resulting in malabsorption due to pancreatic enzyme insufficiency.


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