A large gastric duplication (choristoma) in an adult mimicking a mucinous cystic tumor of the pancreas.
Magazine: Journal of the Pancreas
Date: May 5, 2010Pathological Anatomy [SP] General and Digestive Surgery
Gastric duplication represents a very rare entity in the adult population. Most of the symptoms are due to the presence of ectopic gastric mucosa (30-35% of cases), gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation or neoplasm formation.
We report a case of gastric duplication in an adult mimicking a mucinous cystic neoplasm of the pancreas.
CITATION JOP. 2010 May 5;11(3):280-2
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