Accessory pancreatic duct
|Accessory pancreatic duct|
|The pancreatic duct.|
|Latin||ductus pancreaticus accessorius|
|Gray's||subject #251 1203|
Most people have just one pancreatic duct. However, some have an additional accessory pancreatic duct, called the Duct of Santorini, which connects straight to the duodenum at the minor duodenal papilla. Both these ducts connect to the second part (the vertical one) of the duodenum.