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 Abdomen

Modality: CT

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

Modality: 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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