Induction of gastroduodenal prolapse by antral heterotopic pancreas
- 29 Downloads
Ectopic pancreas is the most common congenital anomaly in the gastric antrum. In some patients, there is a distinct tendency for this lesion to produce intermittent crampy abdominal pain byprovoking gastroduodenal prolapse. This condition should be considered after a more distal prolapse from intussusception is excluded. An upper gastrointestinal series performed during an episode of symptoms may be diagnostic of this entity.
KeywordsPublic Health Abdominal Pain Congenital Anomaly Intussusception Gastric Antrum
- 1.Collett RW (1946) Prepyloric polypus in stomach of child diagnosed histologically as aberrant pancreatic tissue. Am J Dis Child 72: 545–551Google Scholar
- 2.Barbosa JJD, Dockerty MB, Waugh JM (1946) Pancreatic heterotopia: review of the literature and report of 41 authenticated surgical cases, of which 25 were clinically significant. Surg Gynecol Obstet 82: 527–542Google Scholar
- 3.Feldman M, Weinberg T (1952) Aberrant pancreas: a cause of duodenal syndrome. JAMA 148: 893–898Google Scholar