Main pancreatic duct dilatation: unknown aetiology

Case contributed by Dr Rengarajan R


On-and-off pain in the epigastric region

Patient Data

Age: 32
Gender: Female

Ultrasound showed dilated main pancreatic duct with dilated CBD causing mild dilation of the intrahepatic biliary radicals.

Case Discussion

A diagnosis of possible sphincter of Oddi dysfunction was made and the patient was referred to a gastroenterologist for further work up.

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Case information

rID: 23961
Published: 21st Jul 2013
Last edited: 20th Sep 2015
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