Diffuse gastric polyposis: Report of a case

Tai Lin Hu, Jun Te Hsu, Han Ming Chen*, Miin Fu Chen

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In diffuse gastric polyposis, all or a large part of the gastric mucosa is covered with polyps. Diffuse gastric polyposis was accidentally found in a 59-year-old female during study of her anemia. The diagnosis was confirmed by essophagogastroduodenoscopy, double-contrast barium upper gastrointestinal roentgenography, and colonoscopy. Treatment was total gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y esophagojejunostomy. Differential diagnosis of inherited gastrointestinal polyposis syndrome should be considered; malignant potential is the greatest concern.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)712-714
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Formosan Medical Association
Issue number10
StatePublished - 01 10 2002


  • Diffuse gastric polyposis
  • Total gastrectomy


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