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Case 9547

Crocodile-jaw partial annular pancreas

Author(s)
Arora, Ankur; Mukund, Amar; Thapar, Shalini; Jain, Deepak

Department of Radiodiagnosis,
Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences;
D-1 Vasant Kunj 110070 New Delhi, India;
Email:aroradrankur@yahoo.com
 
Patient
female, 48 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial CECT abdomen
     

    Normal appearance of the pancreatic body and tail.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Normal appearance of the pancreatic body and tail.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Normal appearance of the pancreatic head at a cranial level.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial CECT abdomen
     

    The duodenum is partially encircled by the head of pancreas which exhibits a crocodile jaw appearance.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    The pancreas is seen extending across the second part of duodenum but not completely.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Crocodile jaw partial annular pancreas.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Crocdile jaw partial annular pancreas

    The duodenum is being partially encircled by the head of pancreas which exhibits a crocodile jaw appearance.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Coronal reformat CT

    A rind of pancreatic tissue can be seen extending anterior to the duodenum (second part).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
Normal appearance of the pancreatic body and tail.
 
Normal appearance of the pancreatic body and tail.
 
Normal appearance of the pancreatic head at a cranial level.
 
The duodenum is partially encircled by the head of pancreas which exhibits a crocodile jaw appearance.
 
The pancreas is seen extending across the second part of duodenum but not completely.
 
Crocodile jaw partial annular pancreas.
 
The duodenum is being partially encircled by the head of pancreas which exhibits a crocodile jaw appearance.
 
A rind of pancreatic tissue can be seen extending anterior to the duodenum (second part).
 
 
 
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