segmental duct


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segmental duct

One of a pair of embryonic tubes located between the visceral and parietal layers of the mesoblast on each side of the body.
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During laparoscopic cholecystectomy, resection of the accessory sectoral or segmental ducts may cause bile leakage, bilioma, bile peritonitis, and ligation of the aberrant duct may lead to recurrent cholangitis, hepatic abscess, and atrophy of the involved segment (8).
Most breast pathology, whether benign or malignant, originates within the lobules of the breast, either in the terminal ductal lobular unit (cysts, fibroadenomas, sclerosing adenosis, epithelial hyperplasia and most carcinomas) or within the terminal and segmental ducts (DCIS).
(2) Septal ducts measure more than 100 im in diameter and converge to form segmental ducts, which measure 400 to 800 [micro]m in diameter.