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  • Impact Factor: 1.809**
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  • ISSN: 2474-1655
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655
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  •  Cardiac Surgery
  •  Renal Disease
  •  Cancer Clinic
  •  Emergency Medicine and Critical Care
  •  Hematology
  •  Orthopedics & Rheumatology
  •  Orthopedic Sugery
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Citation: Ann Clin Case Rep. 2016;1(1):1002.DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655.1002

Ectopic Pancreatic Tissue of the Proximal Ileum Presented as Acute Appendicitis

Hussain A, Obeid N and EL-Hasani S

Department of General Surgery, Doncaster Royal Infirmary, UK
Department of General Surgery, Princess Royal University Hospital, UK

*Correspondance to: Hussain A 

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Introduction: The ectopic pancreas of the small bowel is unusual submucosal hamartoma. It may present acutely or as an incidental finding during exploratory laparotomy or diagnostic laparoscopy.Materials and
This patient presented as acute appendicitis. Gridiron incision was used for exploration and the appendix was normal. Free peritoneal fluid and subserosal mass of about 1.2x1 cm was seen in the proximal ileum. Appendicectomy and exicion of the mass were performed.Results: The abdominal pain had settled and the patient was discharged 10 days postoperatively.Conclusion: Ectopic pancreatic tissue of gastrointestinal tract is a rare condition and may presents as an acute abdomen.


Ectopic pancreas; Gastrointestinal tract; Proximal

Cite the Article:

Hussain A, Obeid N, EL-Hasani S. Ectopic Pancreatic Tissue of the Proximal Ileum Presented as Acute Appendicitis. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2016; 1: 1002.

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