Congenital Anomalies of the Pancreas

2021-02-22 12:00 AM

Pancreatic agenesis is incompatible with life.

CONGENITAL ANOMALIES OF THE PANCREAS

  •  Pancreatic agenesis is incompatible with life.
  •  The pancreatic divisum is a variant of pancreatic duct anatomy.
  •  The annular pancreas encircles the duodenum and presents as obstruction.
  •  Ectopic pancreatic tissue can haemorrhage, become inflamed, or give rise toa neuroendocrine tumour. These rest most often arise in the stomach, duodenum, or jejunum.