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Symptomatic pancreatic heterotopia treated by local excision.
  1. D J De Friend,
  2. F W Saa-Gandi,
  3. C S Humphrey,
  4. D N Foster
  1. Department of Surgery and Medicine, Birch Hill Hospital, Rochdale.

    Abstract

    Non-ulcer dyspepsia is a continuing problem and in many cases a precise cause is never identified. We present five patients with an allegedly uncommon condition--pancreatic heterotopia. They were managed by local excision of the tumour and after a mean (range) follow up of 42 (9-80) months all remain free of the original symptoms.

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