Techniques in Coloproctology

, Volume 23, Issue 12, pp 1185–1186 | Cite as

A unique rectal lesion: heterotopic gastric mucosa with bland squamous cell epithelium

  • V. ZimmerEmail author
  • E. Eltze
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MedicineMarienhausklinik St. Josef KohlhofNeunkirchenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Medicine II, Saarland University Medical CenterSaarland UniversityHomburgGermany
  3. 3.Institute of Pathology Saarbrücken-RastpfuhlSaarbrückenGermany

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