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Ampulla of Vater MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ampulla of Vater
Tree Number(s)
A03.159.183.079.300.950
A03.556.124.684.124.236
A03.556.875.249.160
A03.734.667.500
Unique ID
D014670
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014670
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
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.
Entry Version
AMPULLA VATER
Entry Term(s)
Duodenal Papilla, Major
Greater Duodenal Papilla
Hepatopancreatic Ampulla
Vater's Ampulla
NLM Classification #
WI 750
See Also
Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
Sphincterotomy, Endoscopic
Sphincterotomy, Transduodenal
Public MeSH Note
2004; see VATER'S AMPULLA 1963-2003
History Note
2004 (1963)
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/01
Ampulla of Vater Preferred
Duodenal Papilla, Major Broader
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