Pancreas divisum

Case contributed by Paresh K Desai
Diagnosis certain


Repeated epigastric pain. At each episode serum and urinary amylase levels were high.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.




Case Discussion

Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography has been performed. 

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

The CBD and pancreatic duct open separately; the pancreatic duct 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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