SURGERY TODAY-THE JAPANESE JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.29, no.5, pp.472-474, 1999 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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SURGERY TODAY-THE JAPANESE JOURNAL OF SURGERY
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Ectopic thyroid tissue can be seen anywhere along the path of the descending glands, but it is rarely seen in the abdominal cavity. An ectopic thyroid was encountered incidentally in the pancreas of a 50-year-old woman who underwent a bilateral truncal vagotomy and pyloroplasty for a duodenal ulcer. There were no signs or symptoms of a thyroid tumor.