Updated: 5/21/2018

Gastric Polyps

Review Topic
  • Sequelae of chronic gastritis, achlorohydria
  • Types
    • hyperplastic
      • minimal potential for malignancy
      • liklihood of malignant transformation increases with size > 1.5cm
    • adenomatous
      • potential for malignancy
  • Colonoscopic-biopsy 
  • Pathologic examination to determine malignancy or malignant potential

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