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most common congenital anomaly of the pancreas

pancreatic divisum

2

failure of fusion of fetal pancreatic duct system

pancreatic divisum

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most frequently mutated oncogene in pancreatic CA

KRAS (Ch 12)

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most common location of pancreatic CA

pancreatic head

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tumor marker for pancreatic CA

CA 19-9

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[diagnosis: pancreatitides]
epigastric pain that is boring, radiating to the back

microvascular leak, enzymatic fat necrosis, acute inflammation, destruction of pancreatic parenchyma, destruction of blood vessels

elevated amylase and lipase

acute pancreatitis

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[diagnosis: pancreatitides]

fibrosis, atrophy, dropout acini, variable dilation of pancreatic ducts, chronic inflammation, islet usually spared

chronic pancreatidis