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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. It is called a polyp because it often sticks out from the surface of the tissue. Inflammatory polyps are also called hyperplastic polyps. The stomach The stomach is …
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Adenocarcinoma of the stomach

What is adenocarcinoma of the stomach? Adenocarcinoma is a 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 tissue that lines the inside of the stomach becomes damaged and is replaced …
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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. Most hyperplastic polyps in the stomach are associated with a condition called chronic gastritis or prolonged inflammation in the stomach. The most common causes of chronic gastritis are …
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