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. 2018 Jun;43(6):1506-1507.
doi: 10.1007/s00261-017-1312-3.

The Crossing Duct Sign


The Crossing Duct Sign

Yan-Lin Li et al. Abdom Radiol (NY). .


Pancreas divisum is a common variation in pancreatic ductal anatomy present in up to 10% of the population with variable clinical importance. The crossing duct sign refers to the appearance of dominant dorsal duct crossing the intrapancreatic common bile duct to empty into the minor papilla, best illustrated on maximum intensity projection images from MRCP.

Keywords: Crossing duct sign; MRCP; Pancreas divisum; Pancreatic duct anomaly.

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