Common Bile Duct

Select the INCORRECT statement about the common bile duct. A. It lies to the right of hepatic artery B. It descends behind the first part of duodenum C. It is related to the back of the head of the pancreas D. It usually unites with the pancreatic duct before entering the second part of duodenum


D. It is incorrect statement.


Answer is D. Usually common bile duct and the pancreatic duct pierces the duodenal wall separately and unite to form the hepatopancreatic ampulla ( ampulla of vater ) within the wall of the duodenum.