Where does the duct of Santorini open in the duodenum?
Opens in the 2nd portion of the duodenum at the minor papilla
What is the accessory pancreatic duct?
The duct of Santorini
What is the most common congenital variant of pancreatic anatomy? Explain
*dorsal and ventral pancreatic ducts don't fuse during embryonic development
What are the 2 most common cystic neoplasms of the pancreas
* serious cystadenoma
* Mucinouse cystic neoplasms
What are the endocrine functions of the pancreas
Secrete insulin via the islets of langerhans
The head of the pancreas is ____ to the inferior vena Cava (IVC)
The head of the pancreas is _________ to the duodenum