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Abstract

Ampullary Carcinoma Associated with an Annular Pancreas

Context Annular pancreas is an uncommon congenital abnormality. Co-existence of this condition with a pancreaticobiliary malignancy is an exceptionally rare occurrence. Case report We present a case report of a 78- year-old woman with jaundice due to an ampullary carcinoma associated with an annular pancreas treated by pancreaticoduodenectomy. Conclusions A collection of previously reported cases is reviewed together with the relevant literature. Obstructive jaundice is an uncommon feature of annular pancreas; hence the possibility of co-existent pancreaticobiliary malignancy should be excluded. INTRODUCTION Annular pancreas


Author(s):

Krishna V Menon, James Ahsley Guthrie, Fung J Foo, Upkar Gill, Caroline S Verbeke



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