CONGENITAL ANOMALIES OF THE PANCREAS
• Pancreatic agenesis is incompatible with life.
• Pancreatic divisum is a variant of pancreatic duct anatomy.
• Annular pancreas encircles the duodenum and presents as obstruction.
• Ectopic pancreatic tissue can hemorrhage, become inflamed, or give rise to a neuroendocrine tumor. These rests most often arise in the stomach, duo-denum, or jejunum.