Korean J Gastrointest Endosc > Volume 6(1); 1986 > Article
Korean Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 1986;6(1): 63-66.
위 이소성췌장 3예 ( Three Cases of Heterotopic Pancreas of the Stomach )
김은주, 이성공, 윤세옥 (Eun Joo Kim, Sung Kong Lee and Sei Ok Yoon)
Heterotopic panereas is pancreactie tissue occuring outside its normal anatomical location and without any connection and normal pancreas and it is a developmental anormaly. The most commen site is stomach(esp. greater curvature of the antrum), duodenum and jejunum, In majority of cases heterotopic pancreas does not produce symptoms. When it produces complications, the symptoms depend on the site of lesion and the size of mass. Pathologically, the heterotopic pancreatic tissue is subject to all the lesions found in the normally placed pancreas. Tbe smooth broad base intramural defect with central niche ie typical radiologic fiadings of heterotoPic pancreas. Gastrofiberscopy revealed a small round, submucosal projection with a central umblication. The lesions are frequently confused with polys, lymphoma, in.tramural neoplasm and gastric uleer. Accurate diagnosis may prevent needless surgical procedures. Three cases of heterotopic pancreas of stomach were reported and the pertinent literature were reviewed briefly.
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