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Why when a stone obstructs in bile duct can trigger pancreatitis? Is it somehow related to activation of pancreatic enzyme to become active? Tha k

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Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Anatomy

The bile duct passes through the head of the pancreas and is connected to the pancreatic duct.
If a stone obstructs the bile duct where it passes through the pancreas it will cause inflammation of the pancreas as well as liver problems.

In brief: Anatomy

The bile duct passes through the head of the pancreas and is connected to the pancreatic duct.
If a stone obstructs the bile duct where it passes through the pancreas it will cause inflammation of the pancreas as well as liver problems.
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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care

In brief: Both

The stone can move or stimulate your pancreas do release enzymes.
It can be like the which came first chicken or egg?

In brief: Both

The stone can move or stimulate your pancreas do release enzymes.
It can be like the which came first chicken or egg?
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