Gastrointestinal duplications.

  title={Gastrointestinal duplications.},
  author={Lawrence E. Stern and Brad W. Warner},
  journal={Seminars in pediatric surgery},
  volume={9 3},
Gastrointestinal duplications are rare congenital lesions that can develop anywhere along the alimentary tract and may present in the newborn period as an abdominal mass. They are differentiated from other intraabdominal cystic lesions by the presence of a normal gastrointestinal mucosal lining. Multiple theories have been proposed to account for these lesions; however, no single theory adequately explains all the known duplications. They are most frequently single, tubular, or cystic and… CONTINUE READING


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