Annular Pancreas

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Annular Pancreas

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Annular Pancreas" returned 44 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreas carcinoma occurring in the annular pancreas: report of a case.
 

Author(s): Hiromichi Kawaida, Hiroshi Kono, Mitsuaki Watanabe, Akira Maki, Hidetake Amemiya, Masanori Matsuda, Hideki Fujii, Mitsuharu Fukasawa, Ei Takahashi, Katsuhiro Sano, Tomohiro Inoue

Journal: Clin J Gastroenterol. 2015 Aug;8(4):223-7.

 

The annular pancreas is a rare congenital anomaly in which a ring of the pancreas parenchyma surrounds the second part of the duodenum. Malignant tumors are extremely rare in patients with an annular pancreas. A 64-year-old man presented with appetite loss and vomiting. Abdominal ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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An unusual constellation of congenital malformations in a single patient including partial anomalous pulmonary venous return, persistent left superior vena cava, aberrant pulmonary fissure, anomalous aortic arch, tracheal diverticulum and annular pancreas.
 

Author(s): T Lapa, J Vedelago, H Kim, E Patrick

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We report a case of a male patient with a constellation of rare congenital anomalies consisting of: partial anomalous pulmonary venous return (PAPVR), persistent left superior vena cava, 'bovine arch' aortic branching, tracheal diverticulum, aberrant lung fissure anatomy and an annular ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Annular pancreas: a cause of gastric outlet obstruction in a 20-year-old patient.
 

Author(s): Raha Alahmadi, Saud Almuhammadi

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Annular pancreas is a congenital anomaly that consists of a ring of pancreatic tissue partially or completely encircling the descending portion of the duodenum. It is formed due to the failure of the ventral bud to rotate, thus it elongates and encircles the upper part of the duodenum. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Annular Pancreas" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Portal annular pancreas: a systematic review of a clinical challenge.
 

Author(s): Jonathan M Harnoss, Julian C Harnoss, Markus K Diener, Pietro Contin, Alexis B Ulrich, Markus W B├╝chler, Friedrich H Schmitz-Winnenthal

Journal: Pancreas. 2014 Oct;43(7):981-6.

 

Portal annular pancreas (PAP) is an asymptomatic congenital pancreas anomaly, in which portal and/or mesenteric veins are encased by pancreas tissue. The aim of the study was to determine the role of PAP in pancreatic surgery as well as its management and potential complication, specifically, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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