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sguevadra
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Tech
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2013-03-05 23:55:00
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pancreas and spleen
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  1. endocrine function of pancreas?
    produces insulin to prevent diabetes
  2. What is the exocrine function of the pancreas?
    Produces pancreatic enzymes that aid in digestion
  3. What transducer do you use on a pancreas?
    2.5-5 mhz curvilinear
  4. Length of pancreas
    12-18 cm
  5. Head of pancreas?
    2-3 cm
  6. Neck of pancreas
    1.5-2.5 cm
  7. Body of pancreas?
    2-2.5 cm
  8. Tail of pancreas
    1-2 cm
  9. Pancreatic glands appear what in children?
    larger and thicker
  10. The spleen is what kind of organ?
    intraperitoneal
  11. What is in the hilum?
    vascular structures, and lymphatic, nerves
  12. The size of the spleen?
    12-13 cm
  13. Causes of spleenomegaly.
    • TB, malaria, mononucleosis
    • splenic vein thrombosis
    • metastases
    • lymphoma and leukemia
    • gaucher's disease
  14. What is gaucher's disease?
    Storage disease in which fats and proteins are abnormally deposited in the body
  15. What system is the spleen a part of?
    reticuloendothelial
  16. Where is accessory spleen mainly found at?
    hilum
  17. What is associated with asplenia?
    congestive heart disease
  18. What transducer would you use on a spleen?
    3-3.5 mhz curvilineas
  19. What diseases do the spleen have?
    • enlargement
    • polycystic spleen
    • granulomatosis

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