Int J Surg Case Rep 2020 15;74:284-288. Epub 2020 Jul 15.
Department of Surgery, Hiroshima City Hiroshima Citizens Hospital, 7-33, Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, 730-5818, Japan; Department of Gastroenterological and Transplant Surgery, Applied Life Sciences, Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima, 734-8551, Japan.
Introduction: Gastric heterotopic pancreas (HP) is usually asymptomatic and benign; however, it may become evident when it is complicated by pathological changes such as inflammation, bleeding, and malignant transformation.
Presentation Of Case: A 43-year old man was diagnosed with gastric HP 18 years prior suffered a haemorrhage from the enlarged gastric HP with multiple cystic lesions. Although endoscopic ultrasonography-guided fine needle aspiration showed no malignancy, he underwent a partial gastrectomy for diagnosis and treatment. Read More