Duodenal web presenting with acute pancreatitis

J Pediatr Surg. 1997 Aug;32(8):1255-6. doi: 10.1016/s0022-3468(97)90696-5.


An 8-year-old boy presented with acute pancreatitis and was found to have a fenestrated duodenal web (windsock) and associated anomalies. After partial excision of the web and duodenoplasty, he has remained well with no further symptoms.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Child
  • Duodenum / abnormalities*
  • Duodenum / diagnostic imaging
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Pancreatitis / etiology*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed