gastric

Inflammatory polyp of the stomach

What is an inflammatory polyp in the stomach? An inflammatory polyp is a non-cancerous growth that develops from the tissue that lines the inside of the stomach. Another name for this growth is a hyperplastic polyp. What causes an inflammatory polyp? Most inflammatory polyps in the stomach are associated with a condition called chronic gastritis …
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Adenocarcinoma of the stomach (invasive adenocarcinoma)

What is adenocarcinoma of the stomach? Adenocarcinoma (also called invasive adenocarcinoma) is the most common type of stomach cancer. The tumour starts from the cells that line the inside of the stomach. In many cases, adenocarcinoma starts from a pre-cancerous condition called intestinal metaplasia. Intestinal metaplasia occurs when the tissue that lines the inside of …
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Hyperplastic polyp of the stomach

What is a hyperplastic polyp in the stomach? A hyperplastic polyp is a non-cancerous growth that develops from the tissue that lines the inside of the stomach. Another name for this growth is an inflammatory polyp. What causes a hyperplastic polyp in the stomach? Most hyperplastic polyps in the stomach are associated with a condition …
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