Ventral pancreatitis in a patient with pancreas divisum.

  title={Ventral pancreatitis in a patient with pancreas divisum.},
  author={Yuichi Sanada and Yasuo Yoshizawa and Masahiro Chiba and Hiroshi Nemoto and Takemasa Midorikawa and Kaoru Kumada},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={30 5},
Pancreas divisum results in drainage of most pancreatic secretions through the minor papilla via the dorsal duct, and the association of minor papilla stenosis has been implicated as a cause of pancreatitis. Most of the reported cases represent pancreatitis confined to the dorsal part. The authors treated a 10-year-old boy with recurrent pancreatitis that… CONTINUE READING