Dorsal pancreatic agenesis in newly diagnosed type one diabetes mellitus: case report and review of literature
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Dorsal pancreatic agenesis is a rare congenital anomaly that may be associated with recurrent bouts of pancreatitis and diabetes mellitus. We report the case of a 21-year-old man newly diagnosed with diabetes mellitus and agenesis of dorsal pancreas. A brief review of literature and association of both entities is presented.
KeywordsPancreas Dorsal agenesis Diabetes mellitus
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