Carcinoma in heterotopic gastric pancreas

Acta Pathol Jpn. 1979 Mar;29(2):251-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1827.1979.tb03179.x.


A case of a 55-year-old Japanese female who died of adenocarcinoma originating from heterotopic gastric pancreas is presented. The autopsy revealed, extensive metastases of bones. Though careful examination was done, other primary focus except that of the stomach could not be detected. In review of literatures, 11 malignant tumors originating from heterotopic gastric pancreas could be found including our case.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adenocarcinoma / pathology*
  • Bone Neoplasms / secondary
  • Brain / pathology
  • Choristoma / pathology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Pancreas*
  • Stomach / pathology
  • Stomach Neoplasms / pathology*