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What is the treatment for pancreas divisum?
Pancreas divisum without symptoms needs no treatment.
Treatment of patients with abdominal pain and recurrent pancreatitis
attributable to pancreas divisum has not been well established. Some doctors
will attempt sphincterotomy (cutting of the minor papilla during ERCP to enlarge
its opening). Others will insert a stent during ERCP into the duct to prevent
duct blockage. These procedures are not risk free. Therefore, patients with
symptomatic pancreas divisum are best
evaluated and treated by doctors in centers experienced in treating pancreatic