Mostly benign with minimal malignant potential
Most commonly discovered as asymptomatic incident...
Larger polyps or patients with multiple polyps can present with (1)[C]:
Blood in stool
Anemia due to blood loss
Gastric outlet obstruction
Fundic gland polyps:
Polypectomy for fundic gland polyps 1 cm or greater (2)[C]
Polypectomy for hyperplastic polyps 0.5 cm or greater (2)[C]
Eradicate H. pylori infection ...
Fundic gland polyp
Sporadic type: no follow-up necessary
FAP: Repeat EGD every 2 years (4)[A].
If multiple, repeat EGD in 1 year (4)[A].
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K31.7 Polyp of stomach and duodenum
D13.1 Benign neoplasm of stomach
78809005 Gastric polyp (disorder)
36162004 Hyperplastic adenomatous polyp of sto...
Most gastric polyps are asymptomatic, incidental findings on EGD.
Most gastric polyps are epithelial in origin and rarely show malignant changes.
Diagnosis and management is based on his...
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