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Case of the Week 600


What is the most likely diagnosis?

  • 56 year-old with symptoms of heartburn



Image of Stomach from Upper Gastrointestinal Series

  1. Lymphoma
  2. Carcinoma of the stomach
  3. Pancreatic rests
  4. Eosinophilic gastroenteritis
  5. Hyperplastic polyps

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Image of Stomach from Upper Gastrointestinal Series


Answer:

5. Hyperplastic polyps

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Hyperplastic Gastric Polyps

 

General Considerations

  • Proliferated gastric mucosa and inflammatory cells
  • Associated with pernicious anemia
  • Random distribution in stomach
  • Usually multiple
  • Usually <1cm with no progression
  • No malignant potential

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