Duodenal diverticulum: case report of a perforated extraluminal diverticulum containing ectopic pancreatic tissue
Department of Surgery; Department of Pathology
Choristoma; Diverticulum; Duodenal Diseases; Female; Humans; Intestinal Perforation; Middle Aged; *Pancreas; Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences
Ectopic pancreatic tissue within a duodenal diverticulum has not been previously described in the English-language literature, to our knowledge. We report a case of a 52-year-old woman who presented with a perforated duodenal diverticulum after upper endoscopy. Operative resection and repair of the perforated diverticulum was performed, and, on microscopic examination, ectopic pancreatic tissue was found within the diverticulum.
DOI of Published Version
Arch Surg. 2009 Feb;144(2):188-90. Link to article on publisher's site
Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960)
Volchok, Japa; Massimi, Tareq; Wilkins, Sarah; and Curletti, Eugene L., "Duodenal diverticulum: case report of a perforated extraluminal diverticulum containing ectopic pancreatic tissue" (2009). Open Access Articles. 2091.