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Double ileoileal intussusception caused by a giant polypoid mass of heterotopic pancreas in a child

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Heterotopic pancreatic tissue has been found in several abdominal and intrathoracic locations. In the ileum, it is a rare, usually asymptomatic, incidental finding.

Conclusion A unique case of a recurrent ileoileal intussusception in an 11-year-old girl is presented caused by a giant polypoid mass composed of ectopic pancreatic tissue that remained undetected during several diagnostic tests during two previous admissions and laparoscopic abdominal exploration.

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Received: 14 December 1999 / Accepted: 16 May 2000

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Scholz, S., Loff, S. & Wirth, H. Double ileoileal intussusception caused by a giant polypoid mass of heterotopic pancreas in a child. Eur J Pediatr 159, 861–862 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1007/PL00008355

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