Renal pseudotumors due to fat necrosis in acute pancreatitis

Iván Pedrosa, Jason J. Naidich, Neil M. Rofsky, Morton A. Bosniak

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Retroperitoneal fat necrosis is a well-known complication of acute pancreatitis. We describe an unusual case of fat necrosis presenting as multiple, bilateral renal pseudotumors in a patient with acute pancreatitis. The imaging findings on CT and MR are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)236-238
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of computer assisted tomography
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 28 2001


  • Computed tomography
  • Kidney, neoplasms
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Pancreatitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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