• Lucas L. Geyer
  • Ulrich Linsenmaier
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Pancreatic emergencies can be categorized as traumatic and non-traumatic, with the latter mainly caused by inflammation. Both acute pancreatitis (AP) and chronic pancreatitis (CP) can indicate the need for emergency imaging. As the detection of postoperative complications also requires immediate imaging, postoperative imaging findings are discussed in a separate section of this chapter.


Acute Pancreatitis Chronic Pancreatitis Pancreatic Duct Acute Pancreatitis Severe Acute Pancreatitis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Clinical RadiologyUniversity Hospital LMU MunichMunichGermany

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