Accurate diagnosis of pancreas divisum by linear-array endoscopic ultrasonography.

  title={Accurate diagnosis of pancreas divisum by linear-array endoscopic ultrasonography.},
  author={Rebecca Lai and Martin L. Freeman and Oliver W. Cass and Shawn J. Mallery},
  volume={36 8},
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS During linear-array endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS), the main pancreatic duct can be followed continuously from the major papilla into the pancreatic body in most patients. Often, the duct can also be seen crossing a sonographic border between the ventral and dorsal pancreatic anlagen. It was hypothesized that the presence of either feature excludes pancreas divisum, whereas the absence of these features suggests complete pancreas divisum. PATIENTS AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING


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