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  • Impact Factor: 2.709**
  • H-Index: 11 
  • ISSN: 2474-1663
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1663
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Major Scope

  •  Head and Neck Oncology
  •  Immunology
  •  General Oncology
  •  Immunotherapy
  •  Radiation Therapy
  •  Colon Cancer
  •  Endometrial Cancer
  •  Gastrointestinal Cancer

Abstract

Citation: Clin Oncol. 2017;2(1):1196.DOI: 10.25107/2474-1663.1196

Pancreas Divisum, Causing Recurrent Pancreatitis: A Case Report

Rizwan Sultan, and Nadeem Ahmed Siddiqui

Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan

*Correspondance to: Nadeem Ahmed Siddiqui 

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Abstract:

Pancreas divisum is one of the rare causes of recurrent pancreatitis. The diagnosis is a challenging and diagnostic failure lead to recurrent episodes of pancreatitis and ultimately pancreatic failure. Here the author is presenting a case of a young female with history of recurrent attacks of upper abdominal pain which on work up diagnosed to have pancreas divisum. This patient was successfully treated with ERCP. This report emphasizes the need of early suspicion of disease by clinician and efficacy of minimally invasive procedures (ERCP) as definitive treatment option.

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Cite the Article:

Sultan R, Siddiqui NA. Pancreas Divisum, Causing Recurrent Pancreatitis: A Case Report. Clin Oncol. 2017; 2: 1196.

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