Pancreas divisum with Santorinicele

Discussion:

Pancreas divisum is a variation of pancreatic ductal anatomy. The main dorsal pancreatic duct of Santorini directly drains into the minor papilla with no communication with the ventral duct of Wirsung draining with the common bile duct into the major papilla. Usually associated with idiopathic pancreatitis and dilatation of main pancreatic duct "Santorinicele". In this case, the patient gave a history of recurrent attacks of acute pancreatitis. Her serum amylase was 1200 U/L at the time of the study. 

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