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

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Taoufik Elabbassi
Yassine Fakhri
Abdessamad Elazhary
M. Rachid Lefriyekh


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.

Heterotopic gastric mucosa, gallbladder, surgery, histology.

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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
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