Abdominal pain, diabetes mellitus and an absent piece of pancreas

Vidhyachandra Gandhi
2019 MOJ Clinical & Medical Case Reports  
Pancreatic ductal anomalies secondary to developmental failure of ventral or dorsal pancreatic buds have been reported. Dorsal pancreatic agenesis is an uncommon congenital pancreatic ductal anomaly leading to recurrent acute pancreatitis. We report a middle aged diabetic gentleman, with recurrent acute pancreatitis, due to an absent piece of pancreas. The diagnosis of dorsal pancreatic agenesis was made on magnetic resonance imaging during the aetiological work up.
doi:10.15406/mojcr.2019.09.00313 fatcat:dnsmffgdnjeu5muh7yjd7xsbvy