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Ultrasonogram shows prominent MPD, echogenic specs in pancreas. Early pancreatitis?

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My ultrasonogram report of today says :

Pancreas has normal echo features. MPD is slightly prominent in the neck : 2.3 mm dia.

Few echogenic specs (2.4 mm and 3mm size) seen in body of pancreas.

? May be early Chronic Pancreatitis ????????

It also says Descending Colon diverticulum with no infammatory changes.

Normal liver, GB, CBD, Po. Vein, spleen, Kidneys, Bladder and prostate.

Please advise.
Posted Wed, 21 Aug 2013 in Digestion and Bowels
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ratnakar Kini 23 minutes later
Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.Ratnakar Kini and I am pleased to assist you.

Your sonography report on pancreas is suggestive of chronic pancreatitis.
A CT scan of the abdomen may be done for confirmation.
Check your blood glucose levels.
If you have chronic diarrhea or oily stools, you may have to take pancreatic enzyme supplements.
Diverticulum in sigmoid colon could be due to poor bowel habits.
Take high fiber diet and drink plenty of fluids.

I hope that answers your question.
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Regards,
Dr.Ratnakar Kini
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Follow-up: Ultrasonogram shows prominent MPD, echogenic specs in pancreas. Early pancreatitis? 14 minutes later

Thanks dr. I will revert to u with blood glucose levels by tomorrow. I do not have chronic diarrhea or oily stools.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ratnakar Kini 3 minutes later
ok.
Take a CT scan of the abdomen too..
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