Aberrant pancreas in the gallbladder wall
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We present three cases of heterotopic pancreas in the gallbladder wall. The patients (all female) presented with abdominal pain. Ultrasonography revealed polypoid tumor with coexistence of lithiasis in two cases. All patients underwent cholecystectomy. Microscopy revealed chronic cholecystitis and cholesteatosis and heterotopic pancreatic tissue. Heterotopic pancreas in the gallbladder wall is a rare heterotopia, with 23 cases reported in the international literature.
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