TITLE

HYPERTROPHIC GASTROPATHY -- A CLINICAL REVIEW

AUTHOR(S)
Chusid, E. Leslie; Hirsch, Robert L.; Colcher, Henry
PUB. DATE
April 1965
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1965, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p303
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The natural history, diagnosis, and management of a patient with hypertrophic gastropathy is presented. Serial x-ray and gastroscopic examinations during life in our patient revealed progressive changes from giant rugal folds to polyps to carcinoma of the stomach. Review of the literature reveals that carcinona occurs in approximately 8 per cent of the cases of this relatively rare lesion. A cursory comparison of three major hypertrophic stomach lesions and their association with carcinoma of the stomach suggests a similar incidence.
ACCESSION #
17115513

 

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