Heterotopic Gastric Mucosa in the Gallbladder Simulating a Tumor: A Case Report

Main Article Content

Taoufik Elabbassi
Yassine Fakhri
Abdessamad Elazhary
M. Rachid Lefriyekh

Abstract

Heterotopia is defined as an ectopic localization of normal tissue; the heterotopia of the gastric mucosa can be observed all along the digestive tract. The localization in the gallbladder is exceptional. The diagnosis is histological, it may present some complications including ulceration and the risk of malignancy.

We report the case of heterotopia of the gastric mucosa in the gallbladder while presenting the clinical, radiological and therapeutic features of this exceptional lesion.

Keywords:
Heterotopic gastric mucosa, gallbladder, surgery, histology.

Article Details

How to Cite
Elabbassi, T., Fakhri, Y., Elazhary, A., & Lefriyekh, M. R. (2019). Heterotopic Gastric Mucosa in the Gallbladder Simulating a Tumor: A Case Report. Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research, 31(1), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.9734/jammr/2019/v31i130279
Section
Case Report

References

Pendharkar D, Khetrapal S, Jairajpuri ZS, Rana S, Jetley S. Pancreatic and Gastric Heterotopia in the Gallbladder: A Rare Incidental Finding. Int J Appl Basic Med Res. 2019;9(2):115–117.

Cöl C, Boran C, Turkeli V, Dinler K, Kordon O, Erkol H, et al. Heterotopic gastric mucosa in gallbladder associated with kidney agenesis and congenital hip dysplasia. Acta Clin Belg. 2007;62(2):120–122.

Satoh S, Nakashima T, Watanabe K, Toda S, Kuratomi Y, Sugihara H, et al. Hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma bordering ectopic gastric mucosa “inlet patch” of the cervical esophagus. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2007;34(1):135–139.

Xeropotamos N, Skopelitou AS, Batsis C, Kappas AM. Heterotopic gastric mucosa together with intestinal metaplasia and moderate dysplasia in the gall bladder: report of two clinically unusual cases with literature review. Gut. 2001;48(5):719–723.

Asiani S, Vilmann P, Pilt AP. Ectopic gastric mucosa in the rectum. Ugeskr Laeger. 2005;167(16):1757-1759.

Egyedi L. Case of polypus of gallbladder containing aberrant gastric mucous membrane (in Hungarian). Gyogyaszat (Gyogyastat).1934;74:596-599.

Hamazaki K, Fujiwara T. Heterotopic gastric mucosa in the gallbladder. J Gastroenterol. 2000;35(5):376–381.

Vallera D, Dawson P, Path F. Gastric heterotopia in the gallbladder. Case report and review of literature. Pathol Res Pract.1992;188(1-2):49-52.

Triki E, Brigand C, Meyer C. Hétérotopie de muqueuse gastrique dans la vésicule biliaire. Journal de Chirurgie. 2008;145(4): 376–377.

Verbo A, Manno A, Mattana C, Coco C, Sermoneta D, Vecchio FM, et al. Peptic ulcer in gastric heterotopia of the gallbladder without evidence of Helicobacter pylori infection. Dig Dis Sci. 2007;52(9):2201–2203.

Hayama S, Suzuki Y, Takahashi M, Hazama K, Fujita M, Kondo S, et al. Heterotopic gastric mucosa in the gallbladder: report of two cases. Surg Today. 2010;40(8):783–787.

Wlaź J, Mądro A, Kaźmierak W, Celiński K, Słomka M. Pancreatic and gastric heterotopy in the gastrointestinal tract. Postepy Hig Med Dosw (Online). 2014; 68:1069–1075.

Sciumè C, Geraci G, Pisello F Li Volsi Facella FT, Modica G. Heterotopic gastric mucosa in the gallbladder: case report and literature review, Ann. Ital. Chir., LXXVI, 2005;193-97.

Beeskow AB, Meyer H-J, Schierle K, Surov A. Heterotopic gastric mucosa in gallbladder—A rare differential diagnosis to gallbladder masses: A systematic review. Medicine. 2018;97(10): e0058.

Adam R, Fabiani B, Bismuth H. Hematobilia resulting from heterotopic stomach in the gallbladder neck. Surgery. 1989;105(4):564–569.

Ishii Y, Ohmori K, Suzuki M, Hoshi T, Watanabe I, Endo S. [Heterotopic gastric mucosa in the wall of the gallbladder: a case report and review of the literature]. Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi. 1985;86:868-876.