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Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterologia

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ROSALES TORRES, Pedro; PILA PEREZ, Rafael; LEON ACOSTA, Pedro  and  PILA PELAEZ, Rafael. A case of heterotopic pancreas in a gastric polyp. Rev Col Gastroenterol [online]. 2019, vol.34, n.3, pp.293-296. ISSN 0120-9957.  http://dx.doi.org/10.22516/25007440.214.

Pancreatic heterotopia is rare and is sometimes found accidentally. It can occur anywhere in the digestive tract and even outside of it. Heterotopic pancreas is congenital, but its pathogenesis is under discussion. Although it develops slowly and progressively, its behavior is benign and asymptomatic. Nevertheless, it can manifest in obstructions, hemorrhaging, inflammation and neoplasia. In the latter case, histopathological diagnosis is essential. We present the case of a symptomatic patient with pancreatic heterotopia at the gastric pylorus, a very uncommon location.

Keywords : Heterotopic pancreas; gastric polyp.

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