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RADIOLOGY: PANCREAS: Case# 33095: CYSTIC FIBROSIS WITH FATTY PANCREAS (LIPOMATOUS PSEUDOHYPERTROPHY); S/P LUNG TRANSPLANT. 33 year old male with cystic fibrosis, status post heart/lung transplant. Patient now with fever, nausea and vomiting. 1. Pancreatic parenchyma replaced by fat consistent with patients diagnosis of cystic fibrosis.2. Cystic structure within the head of the pancreas which appears continuous with the common duct and may represent a choledochal cyst, pancreatic cyst or pseudocyst or other unknown condition. 3. No evidence of obstruction.

Peter Anderson