A follow-up study of annular pancreas in infants and children.

@article{Lin1998AFS,
  title={A follow-up study of annular pancreas in infants and children.},
  author={Y T Lin and Mei Hwei Chang and H Y Hsu and H. S. Lai and Clayton Chi-Chang Chen},
  journal={Zhonghua Minguo xiao er ke yi xue hui za zhi [Journal]. Zhonghua Minguo xiao er ke yi xue hui},
  year={1998},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={89-93}
}
Fifteen pediatric patients undergoing surgery for annular pancreas from 1984 to 1996 were analyzed. Vomiting was the most common presenting symptom. Twelve patients (80%) had associated anomalies including malrotation (40%), intrinsic duodenal obstruction (33%), Down syndrome (27%) and duodenal bands (27%). Their ages at operation were between 5 hours and 8.5 years, with a median of 4 days. Surgical treatment included duodenojejunostomy in nine, duodenoduodenostomy in five and duodenotomy with… CONTINUE READING