Brief Article
Copyright ©2011 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Gastroenterol. Sep 7, 2011; 17(33): 3850-3855
Published online Sep 7, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i33.3850
Table 1 Clinical and computed tomography scanning data for the six patients with heterotopic pancreas
CaseGenderAgeSymptomLocationGrowth pattern and modality
1M60 yrCarcinoid syndromeDuodenal bulbExogenous, superficially lobulated, well-defined border, subserosal outer boundary was rough
2F59 yrEpigastric pain (3 wk)Gastric antrumCircumscribed tissue, ill-defined border
3M68 yrEpigastric pain (1 yr)Gastric antrumCircumscribed tissue, superficially lobulated, ill-defined border
4F3 moIdentified during choledochal cystectomyMesenteryNo obvious abnormality detected by computed tomography
5M60 yrAbdominal distension (2 mo)Lesser curvature aspect of gastric antrumSuperficially lobulated, well-defined border
6M38 yrCachexiaDuodenal bulbExogenous, well-defined border
Table 2 Detailed data from non-enhanced and enhanced computed tomography images of five of the six patients with heterotopic pancreas
CT scanningEnhanced CT scanning
CaseLesion dimensions (cm3)CT value (Hu)CT value (Hu)CT value (Hu)CT value (Hu)PropertiesEnhancement pattern
11.8 × 1.2 ×, highly enhanced
21.2 × 1.0 ×, slightly enhanced
32.0 × 1.3 × 2.06.941.513.595.5SolidHeterogeneous, slightly enhanced
51.7 × 1.9 × 2.0–47.847.6–35.893.4Cystic with density of fatHeterogeneous, slightly enhanced
61.9 × 1.3 × 1.043.347.129.1106.6SolidHomogeneous, highly enhanced