Pancreas divisum

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Patient presented with repeated epigastric pain. At each episode serum and urinary amylase levels were high.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female



Case Discussion

Magnetic resonance cholangio-pancreatography has been performed. 

No pancreatic duct/ common bile duct stone is identified at MRCP.

The CBD and PD open separately;PD opens at the minor papilla draining the dorsal pancreas. Small ventral pancreatic duct drains along with the CBD at the major papilla. 

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Case information

rID: 12105
Case created: 21st Oct 2010
Last edited: 18th Nov 2016
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