Heterotopia of pancreas leading to ileo-ileal intussusception in an adult: A case report
Author(s): Dr. Masood Ahamed MS, Dr. G Devi Prasad and Dr. Boddeti Marthand Kumar
Abstract: A heterotopic pancreas as the lead point of ileo-ileal intussusception is extremely rare. A 26year old male patient previously healthy male, presented to the emergency room with the complaint of pain in the lower abdomen since 2 weeks, colicky type, progressive in nature, associated with melena for 5 days and non-bilious vomiting for 3 days. A preoperative diagnosis of ileo-ileal intussusception was made on ultrasound and cect abdomen and an emergency exploratory laparotomy was done. At laparotomy an ileo-ileal intussusception was found and a polyp noted in distal ileum as a lead point. On histopathology this polyp was found to be heterotopic pancreas.
Dr. Masood Ahamed MS, Dr. G Devi Prasad, Dr. Boddeti Marthand Kumar. Heterotopia of pancreas leading to ileo-ileal intussusception in an adult: A case report. Int J Surg Sci 2022;6(4):18-21. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/surgery.2022.v6.i4a.945