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Isolated Heterotopic Pancreas Causing Intussusception

Isolated Heterotopic Pancreas Causing Intussusception,10.1055/s-2008-1072357,European Journal of Pediatric Surgery,Y. Hamada,Y. Yonekura,A. Tanano,K.

Isolated Heterotopic Pancreas Causing Intussusception   (Citations: 8)
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Journal: European Journal of Pediatric Surgery - EUR J PEDIATR SURG , vol. 10, no. 03, pp. 197-200, 2000
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    • ...Nevertheless, intussusceptions and double intussusceptions involving heterotopic pancreatic tissue have been reported [3-8]...

    N Sautot-Vialet al. Triple intussusception involving heterotopic pancreatic tissue: a case...

    • ...The incidence of intestinal ectopia in a Meckel’s diverticulum is approximately 30– 50% [2]...
    • ...Isolated heterotopic pancreatic tissue in the ileum causing intussusception is extremely rare [2]...
    • ...Heterotopic pancreas can be defined as pancreatic tissue lacking anatomic and vascular continuity with the main body of the pancreas [2, 5]. Heterotopic pancreas has an estimated occurrence of 1 in 500 upper abdominal operations and has been reported to be present in 0.6–5.6% of autopsy cases [6]...
    • ...Heterotopic pancreas can be defined as pancreatic tissue lacking anatomic and vascular continuity with the main body of the pancreas [2, 5]. Heterotopic pancreas has an estimated occurrence of 1 in 500 upper abdominal operations and has been reported to be present in 0.6–5.6% of autopsy cases [6]. It is rarely detected in children [2]...
    • ...The most common locations of heterotopic pancreas are the stomach, duodenum, and jejunum [6, 7]. Isolated pancreatic tissue in the ileum is rare, mainly asymptomatic and usually discovered incidentally [8]. Multiple lesions are exceptional [2]...
    • ...It should be suspected with intussusception in extremes of age, 3 months or less or greater than 2 years, and in cases of chronic intermittent, early recurrent, or double intussusception [2, 10, 11]...
    • ...Incidental findings should be biopsied and sent for frozen section and resection or excision carried out [2]...

    A. Al-Zahemet al. Combined ileal heterotopic pancreatic and gastric tissues causing ileo...

    • ...The nature of the lead of the invagination varies greatly and includes polyps, hamartomas, lipomas, leiomyomas, neurofibromas, adenomas, inflammatory polyps, tuberculosis, Meckel diverticulum and adhesions [1, 2, 3]. A very rare cause of adult intussusception is heterotopic pancreas [4, 5]. Heterotopic pancreas is a congenital disorder which consists of the presence of normal pancreatic tissue located outside the pancreatic frame...

    Bunyamin Gurbulaket al. Heterotopic Pancreas as a Leading Point for Small-Bowel Intussusceptio...

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