European Radiology

, Volume 11, Issue 11, pp 2232–2235

Lymphangioma of the pancreas and the duodenal wall: MR imaging findings

Authors

  • G. Schneider
    • Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, 66421 Homburg/Saar, Germany
  • R. Seidel
    • Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, 66421 Homburg/Saar, Germany
  • K. Altmeyer
    • Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, 66421 Homburg/Saar, Germany
  • K. Remberger
    • Department of Pathology, University Hospital, 66421 Homburg/Saar, Germany
  • G. Pistorius
    • Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Hospital, 66421 Homburg/Saar, Germany
  • B. Kramann
    • Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, 66421 Homburg/Saar, Germany
  • M. Uder
    • Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, 66421 Homburg/Saar, Germany
Abdominal

DOI: 10.1007/s003300100846

Cite this article as:
Schneider, G., Seidel, R., Altmeyer, K. et al. Eur Radiol (2001) 11: 2232. doi:10.1007/s003300100846

Abstract.

Pancreatic lymphangiomas are rare benign tumours with a histogenesis not yet completely understood. Predominantly the cystic aspect of this lesion can complicate the differentiation from other neoplastic and non-neoplastic cystic tumours of the pancreas. We present a case of a middle-aged woman with a lymphangioma involving the duodenal wall and the pancreatic head. With special regard to MR imaging findings differential diagnosis is discussed.

Pancreas Benign neoplasm Lymphangioma Cystic neoplasm

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