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terrilee
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143549
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UsAbd
Updated:
2012-03-24 21:19:41
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Pancreas
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  1. Where does the duct of Santorini open in the duodenum?
    Opens in the 2nd portion of the duodenum at the minor papilla
  2. What is the accessory pancreatic duct?
    The duct of Santorini
  3. What is the most common congenital variant of pancreatic anatomy? Explain
    Pancreatic Divisum

    *dorsal and ventral pancreatic ducts don't fuse during embryonic development
  4. What are the 2 most common cystic neoplasms of the pancreas
    • * serious cystadenoma
    • * Mucinouse cystic neoplasms
  5. What are the endocrine functions of the pancreas
    Secrete insulin via the islets of langerhans
  6. The head of the pancreas is ____ to the inferior vena Cava (IVC)
    Anterior
  7. The head of the pancreas is _________ to the duodenum
    Medial

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