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Ectopic pancreas: usual and unusual features.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6965644     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Nine patients with ectopic pancreas in the stomach (8 patients) and duodenum (1 patient) were studied both radiographically and endoscopically. Correct diagnosis was made by radiography in six cases and by endoscopy in seven cases. Masses radiographically larger than 3 cm in diameter were seen in three patients. The incorrect radiographic diagnoses were related to the presence of a large mass in one patient and to the complications of severe bleeding and gastric outlet obstruction in the other two. Endoscopy and radiography are complementary modalities in the diagnosis of ectopic pancreas.
R F Thoeni; R K Gedgaudas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gastrointestinal radiology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0364-2356     ISO Abbreviation:  Gastrointest Radiol     Publication Date:  1980 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-05-14     Completed Date:  1980-05-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611134     Medline TA:  Gastrointest Radiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  37-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Choristoma / radiography*
Diagnostic Errors
Duodenal Neoplasms / radiography*
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology
Middle Aged
Pancreas* / radiography
Stomach Diseases / etiology
Stomach Neoplasms / radiography*

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