African Journal of Paediatric Surgery

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Clinical Fact of Rectal Duplication with gastric heterotopy

S Atmani, S Boujraf, L Chater, K Khattala, M Rami, M Maaroufi, A Afifi, M Hida, Y Bouabdallah


Enteric duplication could occur through the entire alimentary tract. A case of rectal duplication cyst with
heterotopic gastric mucosa in a chid is described. MRI scan is shown useful in the diagnosis of the duplication. The treatment is the complete local resection of the rectal duplication.

Keywords: duplication, rectal, MRI, surgery

> African Journal of Paediatric Surgery Vol. 3 (2) 2006: pp. 83-85

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