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Heterotopic gastric cyst of the tongue in a newborn.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8323916     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Gastrointestinal heterotopia in the tongue is a rare condition. A male newborn was noted to have a cystic swelling in the anterior part of the dorsum of the tongue. This was surgically excised. Histology revealed it to be a heterotopic gastrointestinal cyst. A literature review was undertaken because of the rarity of this lesion. As most of these cysts are present from birth, they are likely to be developmental in origin.
R Surana; P Losty; R J Fitzgerald
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift für Kinderchirurgie     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0939-7248     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Pediatr Surg     Publication Date:  1993 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-08-12     Completed Date:  1993-08-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105263     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr Surg     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  110-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Children's Research Centre, Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland.
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MeSH Terms
Choristoma / congenital*,  pathology,  surgery
Cysts / congenital*,  pathology,  surgery
Epithelium / pathology
Gastric Mucosa*
Infant, Newborn
Tongue / pathology
Tongue Neoplasms / congenital*,  pathology,  surgery

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