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CASE REPORT

Meandering Pancreatic Duct as a Cause of Idiopathic Recurrent Pancreatitis

Shyam Sundar, Balaji Purushotham, Rajkumar Rathinasamy, Prabu Kathiresan

Keywords : Anomalous pancreatic biliary junction, Idiopathic pancreatitis, Loop type, Meandering pancreatic duct

Citation Information : Sundar S, Purushotham B, Rathinasamy R, Kathiresan P. Meandering Pancreatic Duct as a Cause of Idiopathic Recurrent Pancreatitis. World J Lap Surg 2018; 11 (1):48-50.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10007-1333

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018 Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Idiopathic pancreatitis contribute to about 20% of acute and recurrent pancreatitis. Here we present a case of loop-type variant of meandering pancreatitis. A patient with a very rare anomaly of the main pancreatic duct presented with recurrent episodes of pancreatitis.


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