Small bowel (small intestine)
Congenital anomalies
Enterogenous cysts


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Revised: 8 March 2019

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Definition / general
  • Found in wall of small bowel, mesentery, posterior mediastinum or rectorectal space
  • May be associated with vertebral body abnormalities
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Lined by respiratory, small intestinal or gastric epithelium
  • Wall composed of irregularly oriented smooth muscle
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