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World J Radiol. Jun 28, 2014; 6(6): 252-260
Published online Jun 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i6.252
Figure 1
Figure 1 Diffuse lesion where the entire pancreas is affected. It is associated with recessive and dominant mutations in the ABCC8/KCNJ11/GCK/GLUD1/HNF4A/HADH and SLC16A1.
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Figure 2 Focal lesion affecting only a single region of the pancreas. It is associated with a paternal mutation in the ABCC8 or KCNJ11 and paternal uniparental disomy encompassing 11p5.1 to 11p5.5 in the focal area.
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Figure 3 Dopamine biochemistry. Phenylalanine is converted into L-Tyrosine. L-Tyrosine is then converted into L-Dopa by Tyrosine Hydroxylase. L-Dopa is then converted into Dopamine by DOPA decarboxylase.
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Figure 4 Fluorine-18L-3, 4-hydroxyphenylalanine positron emission tomography scan showing the focal lesion in the tail of the pancreas.