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papilla

1. the small projection of tissue at the base of a hair, tooth, or feather
2. any other similar protuberance
3. any minute blunt hair or process occurring in plants
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papilla

[pə′pil·ə]
(biology)
A small, nipplelike eminence.
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To assess the ability of dual CE, we defined the duodenal papilla as the only landmark in the small bowel.
Although previous studies only compared the diagnostic yield of repeat CE, we also measured the detection rate of the duodenal papilla. There are no reliable criteria for CE examination; therefore, it is difficult to evaluate the actual diagnostic yield and sensitivity of CE.
Endoscopic management of tumors of the major duodenal papilla: Refined techniques to improve outcome and avoid complications.
Safety and outcome of endoscopic snare excision of the major duodenal papilla. Gastrointest Endosc 2002; 56:239-43.
The failed case in group 1 was found to be stone incarceration at distal end of CBD, leading to the inability of guide wire to pass through duodenal papilla. The guide wire failed to pass through cystic duct in 2 cases and duodenal papilla in another 2 cases in group 2.
LC+ERCP/LERV has been proved to be an optimal approach for concomitant gallstones and CBD stones [6, 7, 10], but the traditional technique of LERV, based on our own experience, was found to have some drawbacks: (1) it was difficult in some cases to manipulate the guide wire when passing it through cystic duct and duodenal papilla; (2) it could be time consuming during the reciprocal maneuver of pushing and pulling guide wire out of endoscope.
Clinical significance of swollen duodenal papilla in autoimmune pancreatitis.
Accurate biopsy of bile duct without destroying duodenal papilla. Turk J Gastroenterol 2017; 28: x-x; 28: 67-8.
A case of carcinoma of the duodenal papilla associated with pancreatolithiasis.