On this resource, the following formatting is used for comprehensiveness:
- Minimal depth
- (Moderate depth)
Inspect the pancreas regarding color and consistency. ((Separate it and measure its dimensions.))
Cut it in consecutive short axis slices.[notes 3] Note the appearance of the parenchyma (and the size of the duct).
Look for tumors. Further information: Evaluation of tumors
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- Upper limit is calculated as mean plus 2 standard deviations.
- The pancreas may also be cut in the longitudinal plane.