ampulla of Vater


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ampulla of Vater

[am′pu̇l·ə əv ′fät·ər]
(anatomy)
Dilation at the junction of the bile and pancreatic ducts and the duodenum in humans. Also known as papilla of Vater.
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Shukla, "Carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater associated with annular pancreas," Indian Journal of Surgery, vol.
(1) While the incidence of metastatic malignant melanoma to the GI tract is well documented, dissemination to the ampulla of Vater resulting in obstructive jaundice is far less common with very few clinical cases reported so far.
We will then present similar examples from the pancreatobiliary tract, ampulla of Vater, and gallbladder.
Ryou et al., "Significance analysis of histologic type and perineural invasion as prognostic factors after curative resection of ampulla of vater carcinoma," Hepato-Gastroenterology, vol.
1), with an avulsed distal common bile duct and ampulla of Vater (Fig.
Traumatic duodenal rupture and avulsion of the ampulla of vater. HPB Surg 1994;7:225-9.
The causative narrowing of the common bile and pancreatic ducts most commonly occurs due to contiguous obstruction or encasement by a carcinoma of the head of the pancreas or the ampulla of Vater. Other malignant etiologies of biductal dilatation are metastases, lymphoma, and cholangiocarcinoma of the distal common bile duct.
In the case of the 2-week-old infant, bilious emesis was caused by an obstruction distal to the ampulla of Vater arising from intestinal malrotation.
Carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater: factors influencing long-term survival of 127 patients with resection.
of patients Absent Present ICC 10 6/10 4/10 Klatskin tumor 6 3/6 3/6 Ampulla of Vater 1 1/1 - Main hepatic bile duct 1 - 1/1 GBC 6 - 6/6 Abbreviations: GBC, gallbladder carcinoma; HCV, hepatitis C virus; ICC: intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.
Choledocholithiasis was found in 26 patients; in these, the bile ducts were involved in 23 patients and the ampulla of Vater in 3 patients.