Dorsal pancreatic agenesis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Recurrent mild ill-ness as per parents. No abdominal pain/ vomiting/ fever at the time of presentation.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Female

The uncinate process and head of the pancreas show normal echopattern. The body, as well as the tail of the pancreas, are absent.

The rest of the abdominal ultrasound study was normal.

Case Discussion

Abdominal ultrasound in a girl demonstrates a rare incidental finding of dorsal pancreatic agenesis.

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Case information

rID: 75395
Published: 27th Mar 2020
Last edited: 28th Mar 2020
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