Pseudocyst formation in gastric ectopic pancreas.

  title={Pseudocyst formation in gastric ectopic pancreas.},
  author={Keith C Mulholland and William Dean Wallace and Emmanuel Epanomeritakis and Stephen R. Hall},
  journal={JOP : Journal of the pancreas},
  volume={5 6},
CONTEXT It is rare for ectopic pancreatic tissue to cause symptoms or require treatment, however diseases of normal pancreas may also occur in ectopic pancreas tissue. CASE REPORT This report describes the clinical, endoscopic, radiologic and histologic features of a pseudocyst occurring in gastric ectopic pancreas in a 19-year-old man. The difficulty and implications of making an accurate pre-operative diagnosis are highlighted. CONCLUSION Ectopic pancreatic tissue, although rare, should… CONTINUE READING

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