fundic gland polyp

fundic gland polyp

benign polyp that arises in the gastric fundus, commonly linked to use of proton pump inhibitors or to familial polyposis syndrome.

fundic gland polyp

The most common hamartomatous polyp of the stomach, which arises both sporadically and in the context of familial adenomatous polyposis. They occur in 0.8% of patients seen by upper GI endoscopy. Female:male ratio = 5:1; average age 53.