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Heterotopic gastric mucosa with focal intestinal metaplasia and squamous epithelium in the rectum.

Authors
 HEE SUN KIM  ;  JIE-HYUN KIM  ;  SUN OCH YOON 
Citation
 Digestive Endoscopy, Vol.24(1) : 46-48, 2012 
Journal Title
 Digestive Endoscopy 
ISSN
 0915-5635 
Issue Date
2012
Abstract
Heterotopic gastric mucosa has been described in all levels of the gastrointestinal tract. However, gastric heterotopia of the rectum is a rare finding. It is usually reported along with polyp located in the rectum between 5 and 8 cm from the anal verge. The most common symptom is painless rectal bleeding, and non-specific gastrointestinal symptoms may also be presented. We report an incidentally found case of a 46-year-old man without any gastrointestinal symptoms. The pathology showed gastric mucosa and squamous epithelium and focal intestinal metaplasia. This finding could be a clue as to the origins of the heterotopic gastric mucosa. Although there are no guidelines for treatment or the follow-up period, regular endoscopic surveillance is necessary for gastric cancer screening.
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http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1443-1661.2011.01160.x/abstract
DOI
10.1111/j.1443-1661.2011.01160.x
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1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Pathology (병리학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Internal Medicine (내과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
김지현(Kim, Jie-Hyun) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9198-3326
윤선옥(Yoon, Sun Och) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5115-1402
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https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/90152
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