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endocrine function of pancreas?
produces insulin to prevent diabetes
What is the exocrine function of the pancreas?
Produces pancreatic enzymes that aid in digestion
What transducer do you use on a pancreas?
2.5-5 mhz curvilinear
Length of pancreas
Neck of pancreas
Body of pancreas?
Pancreatic glands appear what in children?
larger and thicker
The spleen is what kind of organ?
What is in the hilum?
vascular structures, and lymphatic, nerves
The size of the spleen?
Causes of spleenomegaly.
- TB, malaria, mononucleosis
- splenic vein thrombosis
- lymphoma and leukemia
- gaucher's disease
What is gaucher's disease?
Storage disease in which fats and proteins are abnormally deposited in the body
What system is the spleen a part of?
Where is accessory spleen mainly found at?
What is associated with asplenia?
congestive heart disease
What transducer would you use on a spleen?
3-3.5 mhz curvilineas
What diseases do the spleen have?
- polycystic spleen
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