Eur J Radiol 2020 Oct 29;131:109250. Epub 2020 Aug 29.
Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY, 10065, USA. Electronic address:
Purpose: To describe contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CECT), 18-Fluorine (F)-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET)/CT and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) associated pancreatitis in patients undergoing immunotherapy for solid malignant tumours.
Method: In this retrospective study, 25 patients with clinical and/or biochemical evidence of pancreatitis who underwent CECT, MRI and F-FDG-PET/CT while being treated with ICIs were included. Imaging features of acute pancreatitis included: pancreatic enlargement, heterogeneous enhancement, peripancreatic stranding, fluid collection, pseudocyst, necrosis, atrophy and calcification. Read More