Congenital anomalies
Ectopic gastric tissue

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 10 January 2018, last major update August 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

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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

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

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Various images