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Neoplasms

Gastric Polyps

Gastric polyps are the most common benign gastric tumor with an incidence of 1.5-5%. They are typically solitary, but may be multiple or diffuse. Gastric classification is similar to other GI polyps:

  1. Hyperplastic: most common; usually small in size and have no malignant potential

  2. Adenomatous: tend to be larger and papillary in appearance. Are a malignant precursor.

  3. Villous: rare; have greatest malignant potential.

A discussion of the two most frequently encountered forms—hyperplastic and adenomatous polyps—follows.

Gastric Polyps

Gastric Polyps - Upper GI fluoroscopy showing gastric polyps (arrows).



Gastric Polyps
Gastric Polyps

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