Main pancreatic duct dilatation - unknown etiology

Case contributed by Dr Rengarajan R


On-and-off pain in the epigastric region

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Ultrasound showed dilated main pancreatic duct (6 mm) with dilated CBD causing mild dilatation of the intrahepatic biliary radicles.

Case Discussion

A provisional 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: 9th Jan 2021
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