Colon nontumor
Congenital anomalies

Topic Completed: 1 May 2013

Revised: 7 January 2019, last major update May 2013

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PubMed Search: Colon heterotopia

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Heterotopia. website. Accessed October 16th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Pancreatic or gastric mucosa as nodules (usually small) in aberrant gut location
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description

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Gastric (left) and colonic (right) mucosae

Gastric mucosa with prominent parietal cells

Heterotopic gastric body
type mucosa (G) adjacent
to normal colonic mucosa (C)
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