Surgical bypass of the blocked part of the duodenum is the usual treatment for this disorder.
The outcome is usually good with surgery.
* Obstructive jaundice
* Pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas)
* Peptic ulcer
* Perforation (tearing a hole) of the intestine due to obstruction
Calling Your Health Care Provider
Call for an appointment with your health care provider if you or your child have any symptoms of annular pancreas.
Review Date : 1/21/2010
Reviewed By : David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and George F. Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.