Massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding from Meckel's diverticulum with heterotopic pancreas: case report and a brief review of the literature.

@article{Yang2013MassiveLG,
  title={Massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding from Meckel's diverticulum with heterotopic pancreas: case report and a brief review of the literature.},
  author={Xing Yang and Kejian Guo},
  journal={JOP : Journal of the pancreas},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={269-72}
}
CONTEXT Heterotopic pancreas is defined as pancreatic tissue found out of the pancreas proper with no vascular or anatomical connection. It is a rare clinical entity and can be found at any portion of the alimentary system. CASE REPORT We describe a case of Meckel's diverticulum with heterotopic pancreas who presented massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding. CONCLUSION Lower gastrointestinal bleeding due to Meckel's diverticulum with heterotopic pancreas is extremely difficult to make a… CONTINUE READING
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