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|What part of the pancreas is pancreatic adenocarcinoma normally found?
|What 3 things make up the cellular composition of the Islets of Langerhan?
|Alpha, Beta, Delta cells
|Would you expect the pancreas to be thicker in a child or an adult?
|Which function of the pancreas affects digestion?
|Which portion of the pancreas lies posterior to the SMA/SMV?
|What is the function of delta cells?
|Produce Somatostatin, which inhibits production of insulin and glucagon
|Which part of the pancreas produces digestive enzymes?
|An enlarged pancreas that appears hypoechoic to the liver could be suggestive of which pathology?
|Which enzyme is indicative of pancreatitis?
|Which enzyme produced by the pancreas breaks down carbohydrates?
|Which two vessels provide venous flow to the pancreas?
|Splenic vein and SMV
|What are the two ducts of the pancreas?
|Duct of Santorini and Duct of Wirsung
|What vessels provide arterial flow to the pancreas?
|Splenic artery, gastroduodenal artery, pancreatoduodenal artery
|What is an encapsulated collection of pancreatic juice, blood, and debris that has escaped into surrounding pancreas tissue?
|What is the function of alpha cells?
|Release glucagon into the bloodstream
|In whom is pancreatic adenoccarcinoma most common?
|Males over 40
|If the Duct of Wirsung can be seen sonographically, what pathology could be suspected?
|Which 2 diseases of the pancreas cause lipase levels to increase?
|Pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer
|What is the most common neoplasm of the pancreas?
|What is the top normal size of the Duct of Wirsung?