Heterotopic gastric mucosa in the umbilicus

Young Soo Heo, Se Yeong Jeong, Sang Wook Son, Il-Hwan Kim, Soo-Hong Seo

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Heterotopia refers to the finding of normal tissue in foreign sites, entirely separate from the main organ. Heterotopic gastric mucosa has been observed throughout the alimentary tract, everywhere from the oral cavity to the rectum. However, occurrences in the umbilicus are an extremely rare and peculiar phenomena. We report the case of heterotopic gastric mucosa in the umbilicus.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)223-225
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Dermatology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2010 May


  • Cutaneous
  • Gastric mucosa
  • Heterotopia
  • Umbilicus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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