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The literature of accessory pancreas up to date is analyzed and a new case reported. This is of clinical importance in that it was associated with pyloric stenosis in an infant six weeks old, dying from hemorrhage after operation. The author comments on his case, as follows: An aberrant pancreas was found 4 mm. from the lumen of the pylorus with no evidence of ducts. The pathological and clinical findings conformed in every detail with those of congenital pyloric stenosis. Many writers agree that pancreatic secretion can produce chemical irritation. The writer believes that the activity of the cells of
A Study of the Accessory Pancreas, With Report of One Causing Pyloric Stenosis.. Ann Intern Med. 1927;1:194–195. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-1-3-194
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1927;1(3):194-195.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Pancreatic Disease.
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