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What is the size of a normal Pancreatic head for a 55 yr old

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What is the size of a normal Pancreatic head for a 55 yr old woman.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Family Medicine replied 8 years ago.


The average thickening of pancreatic head is 2.01 +/- 0.39 cm in longitudnal plane and 2.08 +/- 0.4 cm in transverse plane.

Pancreatic size overall correlates with the body mas index.

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