Histopathology of the minor duodenal papilla.

  title={Histopathology of the minor duodenal papilla.},
  author={Koichi Suda},
  journal={Digestive surgery},
  volume={27 2},
The minor duodenal papilla, which is the orifice of the accessory, or dorsal, pancreatic duct/Santorini duct, mostly accompanied by pancreatic tissue, is situated about 2 cm ventroproximal to the major duodenal papilla. The patency of the terminal accessory pancreatic duct (APD) is recognized in about half or more of cases, and is related to the degree of… CONTINUE READING