Impression from the Pancreas

The pancreas often makes an oblong impression in the area of the body-antrum junction (Figs. 2.522.54). Figure 2.55 shows the topography in the endoscopic image.

Fig. 2.52 Impression from the pancreas.

Typical appearance of the posterior stomach wall in the area of the body-antrum junction

Fig. 2.52 Impression from the pancreas.

Typical appearance of the posterior stomach wall in the area of the body-antrum junction

Fig. 2.53 Relation of the stomach and pancreas. Conventional anatomical view

b Transverse scan

Fig. 2.54 Ultrasound views of the pancreas. Notice that the pancreas is in contact with the posterior stomach wall a Longitudinal scan s = stomach p = pancreas l = liver sv = splenic vein smv = superior mesenteric vein b Transverse scan

Fig. 2.55 Topography in the endoscopic image. The location of the > pancreas in the image depends on the rotation of the instrument db = duodenal bulb p = pancreas

Fig. 2.54 Ultrasound views of the pancreas. Notice that the pancreas is in contact with the posterior stomach wall a Longitudinal scan s = stomach p = pancreas l = liver sv = splenic vein smv = superior mesenteric vein

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