Gastrointestinal Duplications

Bradley Segura, David Schindel
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Introduction

What three characteristics best describe duplications of the alimentary tract?

Duplications of the alimentary tract make up a group of rare malformations, estimated to occur in 1 per 100,000 births that vary greatly in appearance, size, location and symptoms [1]. First described in 1733 by Calder, Ladd in 1937 introduced the term “duplications of the alimentary tract” to describe a group of congenital anomalies having three characteristics

  • presence of a well developed coat of smooth muscle
  • epithelial lining representing some portion of the alimentary tract
  • intimately attached to some portion of the gastrointestinal tract [2]

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Last updated: October 15, 2018

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