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Pancreatic heterotopia

What is pancreatic heterotopia? Pancreatic heterotopia is a term used to describe the presence of normal-appearing pancreatic tissue in an organ other than the pancreas. It is a non-cancerous change. Pancreatic heterotopia is commonly seen in the esophagus, stomach, and small bowel where it can mimic other types of abnormal growths such as cancerous tumours. …
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Gastric heterotopia

What is gastric heterotopia? Gastric heterotopia is a term used to describe the presence of normal-appearing gastric (stomach) tissue in an organ other than the stomach. It is a non-cancerous change. Gastric heterotopia is commonly seen in the esophagus and small intestine (particularly the duodenum) where it can appear as a polyp or a mass …
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