Gastric heterotopic pancreas: an unusual case and review of the literature.

  title={Gastric heterotopic pancreas: an unusual case and review of the literature.},
  author={Anca Victorița Trifan and Eugen T{\^a}rcoveanu and Mihai Danciu and Cătălin Huţanaşu and Camelia Cojocariu and Carol Stanciu},
  journal={Journal of gastrointestinal and liver diseases : JGLD},
  volume={21 2},
Heterotopic pancreas is a rare condition and its preoperative diagnosis is difficult. It is generally asymptomatic, but it may become clinically evident depending on the size, location and the pathological changes. Heterotopic pancreas can occur anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract, but most commonly is found in the antrum of the stomach. We report an unusual case of a 31-year-old male patient with gastric outlet obstruction and chronic pancreatitis caused by a submucosal tumor at the pre… CONTINUE READING
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