Annular pancreas in the adult: two case reports and review of more than a century of literature.

@article{Maker2003AnnularPI,
  title={Annular pancreas in the adult: two case reports and review of more than a century of literature.},
  author={Vijay K. Maker and Jacob Gerzenshtein and Terrence T Lerner},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={2003},
  volume={69 5},
  pages={404-10}
}
This paper brings the diagnosis and treatment of this interesting yet infrequent condition to contemporary standards through an assessment of past literature and a re-evaluation of the problem in view of technological advances. Two cases of annular pancreas are cited with a review of the last 183 years of literature. Only 100 cases, however, were reported in enough detail to examine outcomes in general and to arrive at a reasonable conclusion in terms of recommendations for diagnosis and… CONTINUE READING

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