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Descriptor English:   Ampulla of Vater 
Descriptor Spanish:   Ampolla Hepatopancreática 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Ampola Hepatopancreática 
Synonyms English:   Ampulla, Hepatopancreatic
Ampulla, Vater's
Ampullas, Hepatopancreatic
Duodenal Papilla, Greater
Duodenal Papilla, Major
Duodenal Papillas, Greater
Greater Duodenal Papilla
Greater Duodenal Papillas
Hepatopancreatic Ampulla
Hepatopancreatic Ampullas
Major Duodenal Papilla
Vater Ampulla
Vater's Ampulla
Vaters Ampulla  
Tree Number:   A03.
Definition English:   A dilation of the duodenal papilla that is the opening of the juncture of the COMMON BILE DUCT and the MAIN PANCREATIC DUCT, also known as the hepatopancreatic ampulla. 
Indexing Annotation English:   diseases: coordinate IM with COMMON BILE DUCT DISEASES (IM); inflammation: coordinate IM with CHOLANGITIS (IM); neoplasms: coordinate IM with probably COMMON BILE DUCT NEOPLASMS (IM) but consider also DUODENAL NEOPLASMS or CARCINOMA, PANCREATIC DUCTAL depending on text; note entry term DUODENAL PAPILLA, MAJOR: do not confuse with DUODENAL PAPILLA, MINOR see PANCREATIC DUCTS; "duodenal papilla" unspecified is probably DUODENAL PAPILLA, MAJOR
See Related English:   Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
Sphincterotomy, Endoscopic
Sphincterotomy, Transduodenal
History Note English:   2004 (1963) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   15072 
Unique Identifier:   D014670 

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