Annular pancreas

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

A peripancreatic nodule identified on previous ultrasound exam.

Patient Data

Age: 52
Gender: Female
CT

CT Abdomen

CT scan shows pancreatic tissue that surrounds almost completely the second part of duodenum. There is no peripancreatic nodule or mass. 

Annotated image

Pancreatic tissue that surrounds almost completely the second part of duodenum. 

Case Discussion

This case shows an incomplete annular pancreas, a morphological anomaly which can cause duodenal obstruction. The patient on this case has no gastrointestinal complaints.
 

Portuguese: Pâncreas anular. 

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Case information

rID: 28905
Case created: 21st Apr 2014
Last edited: 30th Aug 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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