Korean J Gastrointest Endosc.  1997 Jun;17(3):443-447.

Endoscopic Stenting with Minor PapilIa Sphincterotomy in a Patient with Pancreas Divisum and Recurrent Pancreatitis

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Ulsan University College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

A 50-year-old woman presented with recurrent pancreatitis and pancreas divisum. Minor papilla sphincterotomy and endoscopic stent placement were done for the drainage of dorsal pancreatic duct. After stenting of the minor papilla, abdominal pain has disappeared and pancreatitis has not developed during 9 month follow-up.

Keyword

Pancreas divisum; Recurrent pancreatitis; Endoscopic stent placement; Minor papilla sphincterotomy

MeSH Terms

Abdominal Pain
Drainage
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Middle Aged
Pancreas*
Pancreatic Ducts
Pancreatitis*
Stents*
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