posterior pancreaticoduodenal arcade

posterior pancreaticoduodenal arcade

An obsolete term for an arterial anastomosis formed by the posterior branch of the inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery and posterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery, located medial to the common bile duct and behind the head of the pancreas.
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