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Hi, does anyone have experience with pancreas divisum?
I have just received my recent MRI and MRPC report through the post saying I have pancreas divisum. Everything else with the pancreas looked normal.
I'm a bit bewildered ad I haven't seen my consultant yet. Although I've been suffering with pancreatic pain and symptoms for two years all previous scans have been normal (US, CT, MRPC & EUS).
I'm already on Creon as some degree of exocrine insufficiency was already established. No alcohol at all for two years. I take amitryptiline for the pain.
I don't know whether to be relieved nothing worse has been found or fearful for future attacks. I've never had a full blown acute attack but a few bad flares that have taken me to hospital and daily pain from mild to severe. It's been relatively stable since the first bad flare two years ago when I Iost a lot of weight and could barely eat or do much else for months. Don't want to go back there.
I've heard mixed views on surgery for divisum. Wondering if I should pursue it to prevent possible future attacks and pancreatic damage or not risk it?
Any thoughts or support welcome. I'm just trying to make sense of this diagnosis.
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