Esophagus
Congenital anomalies
Ectopic gastric tissue


Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 8 February 2019

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PubMed Search: Ectopic gastric tissue esophagus


Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
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Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Ectopic gastric tissue. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/esophagusectopicgastric.html. Accessed July 17th, 2019.
Definition / general
Case reports
Clinical images

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Endoscopy - salmon colored patch

Gross description
  • Resembles gastric mucosa with sharp border from normal squamous epithelium; deep pink and velvety
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Usually cardiac fundic glands with parietal and chief cells, often extensive inflammation causing reactive changes
  • May ulcerate
Microscopic (histologic) images

AFIP images

Mucosal biopsy shows
antral type mucosa and
a small fragment of
squamous epithelium



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Various images

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