Annular Pancreas: A Cause of Gastric Outlet Obstruction in a 20-Year-Old Patient

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BACKGROUND 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. It can present in a wide range of clinical severities, and… (More)
DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.891041

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@inproceedings{Alahmadi2014AnnularPA, title={Annular Pancreas: A Cause of Gastric Outlet Obstruction in a 20-Year-Old Patient}, author={Raha Alahmadi and Saud Almuhammadi}, booktitle={The American journal of case reports}, year={2014} }