Immunohistochemical and gross dissection studies of annular pancreas.

  title={Immunohistochemical and gross dissection studies of annular pancreas.},
  author={Kohichi Suda},
  journal={Acta pathologica japonica},
  volume={40 7},
Three cases of annular pancreas were studied immunohistochemically on an embryological basis in relation to the duct system. Annular pancreatic tissue was characterized by abundant, irregularly shaped islets with a very high proportion of pancreatic polypeptide (PP) cells, similar to those in the postero-inferior part of the pancreatic head of controls. This PP-rich area fused with PP-poor areas in both the anterior and posterior portions, resulting in encirclement of the duodenum except for a… CONTINUE READING

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