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Greater pancreatic artery
In human anatomy, the arteria pancreatica magna, also great pancreatic artery and greater pancreatic artery, is the largest blood vessel that supplies oxygenated blood to the pancreas and arises from the splenic artery.
Additional recommended knowledge
The arteria pancreatica magna can rupture as a complication of chronic pancreatitis. If this very rare event happens it is often fatal.
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