Inflammation of ectopic pancreatic tissue as unusual cause of duodenal perforation--a case report.

@article{Gunjaa2010InflammationOE,
  title={Inflammation of ectopic pancreatic tissue as unusual cause of duodenal perforation--a case report.},
  author={Ivan Gunja{\vc}a and Mira Mlinac-Lucijani{\'c} and Aleksandra Pavlovic and Mihaela Gunja{\vc}a},
  journal={Collegium antropologicum},
  year={2010},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={1119-22}
}
Ectopic pancreatic tissue, also known as a pancreatic rest, is an uncommon congenital anomaly defined as extrapancreatic tissue located far from the pancreas and without any connection via vascular or anatomical means to it. Such tissue may occur throughout the GI tract but has a propensity to affect the stomach and the proximal small intestine. The majority of patients with pancreatic ectopia are asymptomatic, but when symptoms occur, they can be presented in a variety of ways. We report a… CONTINUE READING