celiac plexus


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Related to celiac plexus: celiac plexus neurolysis, celiac plexus block

celiac plexus:

see solar plexussolar plexus,
dense cluster of nerve cells and supporting tissue, located behind the stomach in the region of the celiac artery just below the diaphragm. It is also known as the celiac plexus.
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The most common example would be a celiac plexus block for pancreatic cancer.