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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 10 (1996), Issue 7, Pages 449-450
Brief Communication

Duodenal Obstruction from Congenital Bands: An Unusual Cause of Pancreatitis

JD Just and RJ Bailey

Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Received 20 June 1995; Revised 22 November 1995

Copyright © 1996 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Acute pancreatitis in children has many different causes. An unusual case of pancreatitis is presented, along with a review of some of the factors associated with pancreatitis in children. The probable pathogenesis of pancreatitis in this case is also discussed.