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A 68 year old male wid history of 3 packs of cigarette per day is brought to E/R with severe epigastric pain.he is looking jaundice and urine is somewhat dark colored.
pancreatic CA is suspected.which of following arteries supply the most commonly involved pancreatic cancer area?

a)splenic artery
b)pancreatodudenal artery
c)gastric artery
d)mesenteric artery
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A 68 year old male wid history of 3 packs of cigarette per day is brought to E/R with severe epigastric pain.he is looking jaundice and urine is somewhat dark colored.
pancreatic CA is suspected.which of following arteries supply the most commonly involved pancreatic cancer area?

a)splenic artery
b)pancreatodudenal artery
c)gastric artery
d)mesenteric artery
most common site will b pancreatic head, d it z supplied by either splenic or pancreatoduodenal artery nt sure, bt i think it is pancreatoduodenal artey b
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i am going with B.
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Most common site of pancreatic cancer..pancreas supplied by superior pancreaticoduodenal artey..br of gastroduodenal artery..
But i am confused a bit because pancreas is supplied by both superior and inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery(br. of SUPERIOR MESENTRIC ARTERY)..
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pancreaticoduodenal artery
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YA its
PANCREATODUDENAL ARTERY

head of pancreas is supplied by

1)sup pancreatodudenal artery------> brach of gastrodudenal artery

2)inf. pancreatodudenal artery------->brach of sup. mesenteric artery

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