Stomach
Non-neoplastic anomalies
Gastric gland heterotopia

Authors: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 22 November 2016, last major update July 2012

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Definition / general
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Definition / general
  • Also called gastric adenomyoma
  • Hamartoma of stomach composed of large ducts, Brunner's glands, prominent smooth muscle bundles
  • May produce peptic type ulcers in duodenum and bleeding