Colon non tumor
Congenital anomalies

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 13 December 2016, last major update May 2013

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Colon heterotopia
Cite this page: Heterotopia. website. Accessed March 19th, 2018.
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)

Heterotopic gastric mucosa in colonic biopsy