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RADIOLOGY: PANCREAS: Case# 32834: PANCREATIC MASS AND INFLAMMATION, DUODENAL WALL PSUEDOCYST WITH ASSOC. PANCREATITIS. This is a 75 year old male with a history of pancreatic head mass suspicious for adenocarcinoma. He presents with abdominal pain and fever. Comparison is made with previous CT scan done one month ago. There is marked thickening over the length of the right colon with associated inflammation around the right colon, duodenum, and pancreatic head. The cecum is normal in appearance. No diverticula are identified. The previously described irregular pancreatic head mass measuring 5.0 x 4.0 cm is unchanged in size measuring approximately 5.0 x 3.5 cm . A focal left iliac artery aneurysm is identified measuring 2.5 x 3.0 cm which does not involve the abdominal aorta.