Document Detail


Pancreas divisum: incidence and clinical evaluation in Thai patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1308537     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Five hundred patients with successful pancreatogram between 1982 and 1990, 8 patients (1.6%) were found to have complete pancreas divisum. The sex distribution was equal (4 men, 4 women), and the average age was 42.5 years (22-77 years). No increased incidence of pancreas divisum in any of the three groups: a group with pancreatitis, a group with unexplained upper abdominal pain, and an incidental group (obstructive jaundice, gall bladder disease, abdominal mass, miscellaneous). These findings show that pancreas divisum is a normal anatomic variant with an incidence of 1.6 per cent in Thai patients, and is seldom a cause of pancreatic symptoms.
Authors:
V Saowaros
Related Documents :
2231217 - Effects of cisapride in patients with cystic fibrosis and distal intestinal obstruction...
24059367 - Noncathartic ct colonography: image quality assessment and performance and in a screeni...
23467557 - Three-year follow-up of visual outcome and quality of life in patients with age-related...
18154417 - Needle-knife fistulotomy versus standard method for cannulation of common bile duct: a ...
12552337 - Dynamic lymph flow imaging in patients with oedema of the lower limb for evaluation of ...
8979737 - Isolated tibial vessel disease: treatment options and outcome.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0125-2208     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Thai     Publication Date:  1992 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-10-07     Completed Date:  1993-10-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507216     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Thai     Country:  THAILAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  692-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Police General Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abdominal Pain / complications
Adult
Aged
Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
Congenital Abnormalities / epidemiology
Female
Humans
Incidence
Male
Middle Aged
Pancreas / abnormalities*,  radiography
Pancreatitis / complications
Thailand / epidemiology

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Antimicrobial resistance of 100 serial gram-negative isolates in two intensive care units.
Next Document:  Symptomatology and hormonal levels among Thai women with natural menopause.