Cyst of the gastric wall arising from heterotopic pancreas: report of a case

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Stefano Cecchini
Federico Marchesi
Pietro Caruana
Francesco Tartamella
Maria teresa Mita
Francesco Rubichi
Luigi Roncoroni


pancreatic heterotopia, gastric cyst, laparoscopy, gastrectomy, wedge, resection


Heterotopia of pancreatic tissue is a common developmental anomaly, affecting predominantly the gastrointestinal tract. The case of a symptomatic cyst arising from the posterior gastric wall in a 40-year-old man is presented, undergoing laparoscopic gastric wedge resection. Pathology report described a cyst of the gastric wall lined by ductal pancreatic epithelium. 



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