Hepatic joins cystic duct to form the common bile

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Unformatted text preview: (Murphy’s point) – deep notch of the 9th costal cartilage on the R side - Fundus (sticks out from inferior border of liver in anterior view), body and neck (narrowing) o The neck is continuous with the cystic duct - L and R hepatic ducts: carry bile from liver (L from L, caudate and quadrate loves; R from R lobe) and join together to form the common bile duct - Common hepatic joins cystic duct to form the common bile duct – opens into 2nd segment of duodenum - Gallstones: inflammation affects visceral peritoneum (SNS innervation – dull pain) in early stages; later stages, inflamed fundus touches parietal peritoneum on the anterior abdominal wall (somatic innervation) and patient feels sharp pain at Murphy’s point and R shoulder (referred pain) Pancreas: retroperitoneal, exocrine and endocrine organ on posterior abdominal wall - Anatomically related (touches) to...
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