A triad of complete dorsal pancreatic agenesis, pancake kidney and bicornuate uterus. An association or an incidental finding: first case in literature.

Agenesis of the dorsal pancreas is a rare congenital anomaly which can be detected either incidentally during imaging or encountered during investigation for pancreas related pathologies such as pancreatitis or diabetes mellitus. Few associations of this condition with heterotaxy syndrome, pancreatic tumors and congenital heart disease have been described.
We report a novel association of genitourinary anomalies in a case of complete dorsal pancreatic agenesis not previously described in the literature.
Knowledge about dorsal pancreatic agenesis is essential for radiologist in patients presenting with unexplained pain abdomen and its association with various conditions may help radiologist in assisting clinician in management of these patients.
AuthorsAnupam Lal, Santhosh Kumar Pavunesan, Harshavardhan Mahalingam, Mandeep Garg, Saroj K Sinha, Niranjan Khandelwal
JournalJOP : Journal of the pancreas (JOP) Vol. 16 Issue 2 Pg. 189-91 (Mar 2015) ISSN: 1590-8577 [Electronic] Italy
PMID25791554 (Publication Type: Journal Article)

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