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Minor duodenal papilla

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Minor duodenal papilla

Minor duodenal papilla
Latin papilla duodeni minor

The minor duodenal papilla is the opening of the accessory pancreatic duct into the descending second section of the duodenum. It is sometimes absent, and often nonfunctional. Pain from the region will be referred to the epigastric region of the abdomen due to its associated dermatomes.

The other names of minor duodenal papilla is Santorini's minor caruncle.

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