Pancreatic metaplasia

Pancreatic metaplasia describes a change where the cells in a tissue have been replaced by the types of cells normally found in the pancreas. It is a non-cancerous change that is commonly found in the esophagus, stomach, and small bowel. In the esophagus and stomach, pancreatic metaplasia may be caused by the long-term use of …
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Metaplasia describes a change where the differentiated cells in a tissue are replaced by differentiated cells normally found in another organ or tissue type. It can occur almost anywhere in the body although it is most commonly seen in the esophagus, stomach, bladder, breast, ovary, and endometrium. The causes of this change vary depending on …
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