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Descriptor English: Ampulla of Vater
Descriptor Spanish: Ampolla Hepatopancreática
Descriptor ampolla hepatopancreática
Entry term(s) ampolla biliopancreática
ampolla de Vater
papila duodenal mayor
papila duodenal principal
Scope note: Dilatación de la papila duodenal que es la abertura hacia la luz del duodeno de la unión del conducto COLÉDOCO y del CONDUCTO PANCREÁTICO PRINCIPAL, también conocida como ampolla de Vater.
Descriptor Portuguese: Ampola Hepatopancreática
Descriptor French: Ampoule hépatopancréatique
Entry term(s): 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(s): A03.159.183.079.300.950
A03.556.124.684.124.236
A03.556.875.249.160
A03.734.667.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014670
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: 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
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2004; see VATER'S AMPULLA 1963-2003
History Note: 2004 (1963)
Entry Version: AMPULLA VATER
Related: Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde MeSH
Sphincterotomy, Endoscopic MeSH
Sphincterotomy, Transduodenal MeSH
DeCS ID: 15072
Unique ID: D014670
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Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/05/01
Ampulla of Vater - Preferred
Concept UI M0022568
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Ampulla of Vater
Entry term(s) Ampulla, Hepatopancreatic
Ampulla, Vater's
Ampullas, Hepatopancreatic
Hepatopancreatic Ampulla
Hepatopancreatic Ampullas
Vater Ampulla
Vater's Ampulla
Vaters Ampulla
Duodenal Papilla, Major - Broader
Concept UI M0022567
Preferred term Duodenal Papilla, Major
Entry term(s) Duodenal Papilla, Greater
Duodenal Papillas, Greater
Greater Duodenal Papilla
Greater Duodenal Papillas
Major Duodenal Papilla



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