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GDA and CBD location to the panc head

GDA is ant lat
CBD is post lat

1

The head of the panc is ___ to the IVC

Anterior

2

The head of the pan is ____ to the 2nd pt of duodenum

Medial

3

The CBD is ___ to the head of the panc

Posterior lateral

4

The GDA is ___ to the head of the panc

Anterior lateral

5

The SMA and vein are ___ to the neck of the panc

Posterior

6

The uncinate process is ___ to the SMA and vein

Posterior

7

The aorta is __ to the body of the panc

Posterior

8

The celiac axis arises from the aorta ___ to the panc

Superior

9

The GDA and CBD run ____ to the 1st pt of the duodenum

Posterior

10

The splenic vein is ___ to the panc

Posterior inferior

11

The SMA arises from the aorta __ to the pancreas

Inferior

12

The SMA and vein are ___ to the uncinate process

Anterior

13

The SMA and vein are ___ to the third pt of the duodenum

Anterior

14

The SMV is to the ___ of the SMA

Right

15

The PV is the result of the combination of the ___ and the ___

SMV and splenic vein

16

Courvoisier Law

Enlg gb with palp mass is suggestive of pancreatic cancer

17

Islet cell tumor

Small, endocrine tumor, usually in tail.
MC benign tumors, some malignant

MC insulinoma: hyperinsulinism & hypoglycemia

2nd MC gastrinoma: assoc with gastric hypersecretions and peptic ulcer disease

Functioning
Nonfunctioning

18

Panc pseudocyst

Collection of panc fluid encapsulated by fibrous tissue,

Caused by acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis, trauma, panc cancer

Mc in panc, intraperitoneal, retroperitoneal, intraparenchymal, thorax

19

Pancreas

Retroperitoneal gland bound ant by the stomach and duodenum, and post by the pre vertebral vessels

Located in the anterior pararenal space

Horseshoe, dumbbell, comma shape.

20

SMV courses ___ to the uncinate process

Anterior

21

Panc neck is ____ to the portosplenic confluence

Anterior

22

Panc body is ___ to SMA, Aorta, and splenic vein

Anterior

23

Panc body is ____ to stomach

Posterior

24

Panc body is ____ to splenic artery

Inferior

25

Panc tail is ____ to left kidney

Anterior

26

Panc tail is ___ to splenic vein

Anterior lateral

27

Panc tail is ____ to the stomach and splenic artery

Posterior

28

Normal length of pancreas

12-18cm L

Head is 2.3-3.5 cm

29

Panc is ___ to PV

Inferior