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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Tarek Nafee, M.D. [2]


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Transabdominal ultrasound should be performed in all patients with acute pancreatitis and it may be beneficial in the diagnosis of gallstones which is the most common underlying cause of pancreatitis.

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Case courtesy of Dr J. Ray Ballinger, <a href="https://radiopaedia.org/">Radiopaedia.org</a>. From the case <a href="https://radiopaedia.org/cases/23635">rID: 23635</a>

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