It has been almost 60 years since the ansa pancreatica was first described by Dawson and Langman in a rather innovative study based on radiographic evaluation of the intrapancreatic ductal configuration in cadaveric subjects. The proposed incidence, based on 120 subjects, was 21%. Undoubtedly a percentage high enough to raise an interest on this anatomic entity. But what does the ansa pancreatica represent?
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