Radiographics 2022 May 20:210168. Epub 2022 May 20.
From the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University Hospital, 1365-A Clifton Rd NE, Suite AT-627, Atlanta, GA 30322 (H.R.B., A.S., A.H.D.); Department of Radiology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC (R.W.F.); and Department of Radiology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran (A.R.R.).
The pancreaticoduodenal groove (PDG) is a small space between the pancreatic head and duodenum where vital interactions between multiple organs and physiologic processes take place. Muscles, nerves, and hormones perform a coordinated dance, allowing bile and pancreatic enzymes to aid in digestion and absorption of critical nutrition. Given the multitude of organs and cells working together, a variety of benign and malignant entities can arise in or adjacent to this space. Read More