Annular pancreas: A rare cause of duodenal obstruction



Annular pancreas, Duodenal obstruction, Congenital


Annular pancreas is a rare congenital anomaly. It occurs in 1 in 20,000 of the population. Annular pancreas clinically manifests as digestive stenosis which may be complicated with peptic ulcer. Digestive derivation surgery remains the essential treatment for annular pancreas. We report the case of an 18-year-old female patient with duodenal stenosis caused by an annular pancreas.


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Sylla M, Ossibi PE, Soumana İsmaël D, Tenkorang S, Ibn Majdoub K, Toughrai İmane, Mazaz K. Annular pancreas: A rare cause of duodenal obstruction. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2019 Jan. 27 [cited 2024 Apr. 14];3(1):103-4. Available from: