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A strange case of double annular pancreas.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23306345     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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CONTEXT: The pancreas is a soft lobulated gland situated transversely across the upper part of the posterior abdominal wall. Its parts include the head, neck, body and tail. Annular pancreas is a rare condition where the head of the pancreas surrounds the second part of the duodenum like a ring.
CASE REPORT: We observed a rare type of double annular pancreas where the uncinate process encircled the third part of the duodenum. A process from the head of the pancreas encircled the junction between the first and second parts of the duodenum incompletely. There was a large artery running along the anterior border of the pancreas. The artery took origin from the superior mesenteric artery.
CONCLUSION: This case may be of interest to gastroenterologists and surgeons.
Authors:
Satheesha Nayak; Narendra Pamidi; Bincy M George; Anitha Guru
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-01-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  JOP : Journal of the pancreas     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1590-8577     ISO Abbreviation:  JOP     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101091810     Medline TA:  JOP     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  96-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal Campus), Manipal University, Madhav Nagar. Manipal, Karnataka State, India. nayaksathish@yahoo.com.
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