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Acute recurrent pancreatitis secondary to the rare association of a duodenal duplication cyst and a pancreas divisum.
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PMID:  22749085     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Duodenal duplication cysts are rare congenital anomalies that can cause acute pancreatitis. Pancreas divisum is also a congenital anomaly, often discovered incidentally, but is considered a possible cause of acute pancreatitis. We report the case of the combination of both anomalies causing recurrent episodes of acute pancreatitis in a young man. Endoscopic treatment by partial excision of the cyst with a polypectomy snare and sphincterotomy of the minor papilla was successful.
Nabil Antaki; Dirar Abboud; Arnaud Lemmers; Fadi Antaki; Jacques Devière
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics and research in hepatology and gastroenterology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  2210-741X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101553659     Medline TA:  Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Department of Gastroenterology, Saint-Louis Hospital, PO Box 6448, Aleppo, Syria.
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