|This duodenal lumen is completly obliterated by edematous mucosa in an old lady suffering from acute pancreatitis and continous vomiting.||The upper duodenum (duodenal bulb) shows prestenotic dilatation.|
stenosis can be documented by contrast
enhanced X-ray studies. The abdominal CT-
scan shows suspected anular pancreas.
The patient is lost to further differential
With an anular pancreas as an inherited
malformation there is a life long relative
duodenal stenosis. Only with progressing,
symptomatic stenosis this abnormality gains
Move the mouse´s arrow onto the figure to outline the stenosis.