Ectopic pancreatic tissue on the lesser curvature of the stomach: case report and literature review

Endocrinology; Gastroenterology; General Surgery
Case Report
10.1102/1470-5206.2013.0005
13
30-35
Ectopic pancreatic tissue on the lesser curvature of the stomach: case report and literature review

Ectopic pancreatic tissue is most often an incidental finding of imaging, surgery, or autopsy. Image-guided diagnosis is difficult, and definitive diagnosis usually relies on histological analysis. A case of ectopic pancreatic tissue located near the lesser curvature of the stomach is presented followed by a brief discussion of the clinical management of heterotopic pancreas.

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Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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