Heterotopic Oral Gastrointestinal Cyst: Report of Two Cases

Document Type: Case Report

Authors

1 1Department of pathology, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

2 Department of pediatric surgery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

3 Ear, Nose, Throat, Head and Neck surgery Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

4 Department of anesthesiology, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

Abstract

Introduction:
Heterotopic gastrointestinal cyst of the oral cavity is an extremely rare lesion with fewer than 40 cases reported in the English literature. It usually involves the soft tissue covering the floor of the mouth and the tongue. Lining of this lesion resembles gastric or intestinal mucosa.
Case Report:
In this report we describe the lesion in two boys and discuss their pathogenesis.

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