Anomalous pancreaticobiliary junction

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[edit] Discussion of Anomalous pancreaticobiliary junction

  • Anomalous pancreaticobiliary junction describes an abnormality where the pancreatic and bile ducts unite outside the duodenal wall and form a long common channel (> 15 mm).
  • The anomalous junction is often associated with a choledochal cyst or a biliary tract carcinoma.
  • Anomalous pancreaticobiliary junction may result in acute pancreatitis.
  • Treatment is surgical correction.

[edit] Imaging Findings for Anomalous pancreaticobiliary junction

  • Common channel is > 15 mm.

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