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Massive Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding from Meckel's Diverticulum with Heterotopic Pancreas: Case Report and a Brief Review of the Literature.
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PMID:  23669477     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
CONTEXT: Heterotopic pancreas is defined as pancreatic tissue found out of the pancreas proper with no vascular or anatomical connection. It is a rare clinical entity and can be found at any portion of the alimentary system.
CASE REPORT: We describe a case of Meckel's diverticulum with heterotopic pancreas who presented massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding.
CONCLUSION: Lower gastrointestinal bleeding due to Meckel's diverticulum with heterotopic pancreas is extremely difficult to make a definitive diagnosis preoperatively especially when it onsets rapidly.
Authors:
Xing Yang; Kejian Guo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-05-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  JOP : Journal of the pancreas     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1590-8577     ISO Abbreviation:  JOP     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-05-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101091810     Medline TA:  JOP     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  269-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pancreatic Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University. Shenyang, Liaoning, China. medicroger@163.com.
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