Case Reports in Radiology / 2014 / Article / Fig 2

Case Report

An Unusual Case of Ascending Pancreatitis with Mediastinal Involvement: A Case Report with CT and MRI Findings

Figure 2

((a)–(d)) On T2-weighted fat saturated MRI, the fluid collections appear as discrete areas of homogeneous hyperintensity extending from the abdominal cavity to the mediastinum. (e) On T2-weighted fat saturated MRI, the fluid collections are slightly isointense, finding suggestive for proteinaceous or necrotic contents. (f) Coronal T2-weighted MRI image shows the fluid collections extending upward as a long vertical cystic lesion from the retroperitoneum to the mediastinum through the esophageal hiatus.
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