duodenal cap


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Related to duodenal cap: Ligamentum venosum, duodenal ampulla

du·o·de·nal cap

the first portion of the duodenum, as seen in a radiograph or by fluoroscopy.
Synonym(s): duodenal bulb

du·o·de·nal cap

(dū'ō-dē'năl kap)
The first portion of the duodenum, as seen in a roentgenogram or by fluoroscopy.
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The duodenal cap was markedly diseased, and mildly dilated intrahepatic ducts were demonstrated with no distal filling of the CBD in keeping with a long distal CBD stricture.
Duodenal ulcer is caused mainly by an increase in acid and pepsin load and gastric metaplasia in the duodenal cap (Dore and Graham 2000).
Gallstone impacted in the duodenal cap. 1952; 58:401-4