Journal of Surgical Pathology and Diagnosis

ISSN: 2684-4575

Open Access

Souad Ghattas

Department of Surgery, Saint George Hospital University Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon

  • Case Report   
    Incidental Finding of Gastric Heterotopic Pancreas during Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Case Report
    Author(s): Saleem Abdel Backi, Omar Tabbikha, Jad Al Bitar, Souad Ghattas and Raja Wakim*

    Background: Heterotropic Pancreas (HP), also known as ectopic, accessory, or aberrant pancreas is by definition the presence of pancreatic tissue outside its normal anatomical location with no direct blood supply connection with the main pancreas. In the literature, there is increase in the incidence of pathological findings during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Here we present a case of HP incidentally found in the gastric antrum during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Case presentation: 52-year-old female patient with BMI 46.49 kg/m2 presented to undergo laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. After the dissection of the greater curvature of the stomach from the omentum, a lesion at the greater curvature of the stomach on the antral-body junction was identified. Intra-operative gastroscopy was done that showed a benign looking polyploid lesion of the gastric wall with a probabl.. Read More»

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