body of pancreas

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bod·y of pan·cre·as

the part of the pancreas from the point where it crosses the portal vein to the point where it enters the splenorenal ligament.
Synonym(s): corpus pancreatis [TA]
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The centrally located body of the pancreas crosses the midline of the human body, and the tail extends toward the hilum of the spleen.
1b) were of a large pseudocyst of pancreas arising predominantly from the head and body of the pancreas.
The resected pancreas, measuring 12 cm in length, showed a markedly dilated, main pancreatic duct with intraductal papillary growths, mainly along the body of the pancreas but also involving the proximal pancreatic duct, and, to a lesser degree, the distal pancreatic duct (Figure 1).
1) When a gastrinoma is suspected, one should carefully inspect the "gastrinoma triangle," an anatomic triangle bounded by the junction of the cystic duct insertion on the common bile duct, the body of the pancreas, and the junction of the second and third portions of the duodenum (Figure 1).
Stones confined to the head and/or body of the pancreas.
We have been watching a lady since 1996 who has two IPMTs--one in the body of the pancreas and the other in the uncinate process," he related.
5-7] While there was no clear indication of a pancreatic laceration in our patient at the time of surgery, follow-up CT showed a laceration at the junction between the neck and body of the pancreas.
8 cm) in the body of the pancreas, and the patient was sent to our reference center for treatment.
Distal pancreatectomy and central pancreatectomy are done for tumors of the tail and body of the pancreas, (4,8,29) whereas pancreaticoduodenectomy is reserved for tumors of the pancreatic head.
9-cm pseudocyst extending cephalad from the body of the pancreas, which extended into and abutted the left gastric artery.
Approximately 85% of these neoplasms arise in the tail or body of the pancreas.
In a study done on 56 cases, more than half of the cases were located in the body of the pancreas, followed by the tail and head of the pancreas.