Chronic Pancreatitis: What the Clinician Wants to Know from MR Imaging

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Diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis requires a complete medical history and clinical investigations, including imaging technologies and function tests. MR imaging/magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography is the preferred diagnostic tool for detection of ductal and parenchymal changes in patients with chronic pancreatitis. Ductal changes may not be present in the initial phase of chronic pancreatitis. Therefore, early diagnosis remains challenging.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)451-461
Number of pages11
JournalMagnetic resonance imaging clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 2018


  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Computerized tomography
  • MR imaging
  • Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography
  • Pancreas

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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