November 12, 2014
Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Sep;17(5):799-805. doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.117208.
Author Address: Department of Endocrinology, Medwin Hospital, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Reference Type: Journal Article
Record Number: 4841Author: Koyasu, S., Isoda, H., Nakase, H., Kodama, Y., Chiba, T. and Togashi, K.
Title: Bifid tail of the pancreas with localized acute pancreatitis
Journal: Magn Reson Med Sci
Date: Dec 25
Short Title: Bifid tail of the pancreas with localized acute pancreatitis
Alternate Journal: Magnetic resonance in medical sciences : MRMS : an official journal of Japan Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
ISSN: 1880-2206 (Electronic)
Accession Number: 24172786
Keywords: Acute Disease
Magnetic Resonance Imaging/*methods
Abstract: Bifid tail of the pancreas is an extremely rare developmental anomaly, and its clinical importance is not well known. We report the case of a 28-year-old man with acute pancreatitis limited to one side of a bifid tail with no otherwise detectable parenchymal edema on magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. Neither was there evidence of other anatomical ductal abnormalities that could have contributed to the patient’s pancreatitis. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report to suggest that bifid tail of the pancreas might cause acute pancreatitis.
Notes: Koyasu, Sho
Magn Reson Med Sci. 2013 Dec 25;12(4):315-8. Epub 2013 Oct 29.
Author Address: Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine.