Annular Pancreas

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Annular Pancreas

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Annular Pancreas" returned 30 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Annular pancreas concurrent with pancreaticobiliary maljunction presented with symptoms until adult age: case report with comparative data on pediatric cases.
 

Author(s): Long Cheng, Fuzhou Tian, Tiejun Zhao, Yong Pang, Zhulin Luo, Jiandong Ren

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Annular pancreas (AP) concurrent with pancreaticobiliary maljunction (PBMJ), an unusual coexisted congenital anomaly, often presented symptoms and subjected surgical treatment at the early age of life. We reported the first adult case of concurrent AP with PBMJ presented with symptoms ...

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2014

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A strange case of double annular pancreas.
 

Author(s): Satheesha Nayak, Narendra Pamidi, Bincy M George, Anitha Guru

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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.

Last Updated: 11 Jan 2013

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Two cases of portal annular pancreas.
 

Author(s): Ji Young Jang, Young Eun Chung, Chang Moo Kang, Sung Hoon Choi, Ho Kyoung Hwang, Woo Jung Lee

Journal: Korean J Gastroenterol. 2012 Jul;60(1):52-5.

 

Portal annular pancreas is one of the pancreatic fusion anomalies in which the uncinate process of the pancreas extends to fuse with the dorsal pancreas by encircling the portal vein or superior mesenteric vein. We report two consecutive patients with portal annular pancreas. The ...

Last Updated: 26 Jul 2012

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The terms "Annular Pancreas" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Annular pancreas in adults: a report of two cases and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Ajaz Ahmed Wani, Shadab Maqsood, Parvez Lala, Sheema Wani

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Annular pancreas is one of the rare congenital anomalies that can manifest itself in adulthood also. No specific guidelines and protocols exist about management of such cases. We hereby discuss our experience with two such cases along with a brief review of literature about the subject.

Last Updated: 14 May 2013

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Ampullary carcinoma associated with an annular pancreas.
 

Author(s): Fung J Foo, Upkar Gill, Caroline S Verbeke, James A Guthrie, Krishna V Menon

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Annular pancreas is an uncommon congenital abnormality. Co-existence of this condition with a pancreaticobiliary malignancy is an exceptionally rare occurrence.

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2007

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Symptomatic adult annular pancreas: report of two cases and a review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Pei-Fen Fu, Ji-Ren Yu, Xiao-Sun Liu, Qian-Yun Shen, Shu-Sen Zheng

Journal: HBPD INT. 2005 Aug;4(3):468-71.

 

Annular pancreas in adults is a rare embryologic abnormality detected after development of complications. Embryology, diagnosis and treatment strategies for symptomatic adult annular pancreas remain controversial. In this paper we reevaluated these problems in view of the technological ...

Last Updated: 19 Aug 2005

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Genotype-guided Dosing of mFOLFIRINOX Chemotherapy in Patients With Previously Untreated Advanced Gastrointestinal Malignancies
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acinar Cell Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas; Adenocarcinoma of the Gallbladder; Adenocarcinoma of Unknown Primary; Adult Primary Cholangiocellular Carcinoma; Advanced Adult Primary Liver Cancer; Cholangiocarcinoma of the Extrahepatic Bile Duct; Cholangiocarcinoma of the Gallbladder; Diffuse Adenocarcinoma of the Stomach; Duct Cell Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas; Intestinal Adenocarcinoma of the Stomach; Localized Unresectable Adult Primary Liver Cancer; Metastatic Carcinoma of Unknown Primary; Metastatic Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer; Mixed Adenocarcinoma of the Stomach; Mucinous Adenocarcinoma of the Colon; Mucinous Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum; Newly Diagnosed Carcinoma of Unknown Primary; Signet Ring Adenocarcinoma of the Colon; Signet Ring Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum; Stage III Pancreatic Cancer; Stage IIIA Colon Cancer; Stage IIIA Gallbladder Cancer; Stage IIIA Gastric Cancer; Stage IIIA Rectal Cancer; Stage IIIB Colon Cancer; Stage IIIB Gallbladder Cancer; Stage IIIB Gastric Cancer; Stage IIIB Rectal Cancer; Stage IIIC Colon Cancer; Stage IIIC Gastric Cancer; Stage IIIC Rectal Cancer; Stage IV Gastric Cancer; Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer; Stage IVA Colon Cancer; Stage IVA Gallbladder Cancer; Stage IVA Rectal Cancer; Stage IVB Colon Cancer; Stage IVB Gallbladder Cancer; Stage IVB Rectal Cancer; Unresectable Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer

 

Last Updated: 14 Oct 2014

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