Pancreas

What is Pancreas?

The pancreas is a glandular organ in the digestive system and endocrine system of vertebrates. It is an endocrine gland producing several important hormones, including insulin, glucagon, somatostatin, and pancreatic polypeptide which circulate in the blood. The pancreas is also a digestive organ, secreting pancreatic juice containing digestive enzymes that assist digestion and absorption of nutrients in the small intestine.

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I have a 2cm mass in my pancreas next to my bile duct. And the findings were inclusive but worrisome but not postive for cancer. The surgeon...

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Hello dear. Any localised mass requires surgery.

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Hello dear. I have gone through the details. So any localised...

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What ISA low density area on my pancreas 6×12mm seen on CT scan and why dr ordered an mri

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It shows a fluid or fat containing area

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If I would get a hole into my pancreas from falling off my bicycle and the steering wheel stabbing my pancreas,, what would happen and how long...

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Pancreatitis and Pancreatic duct leak

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