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.
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No association between gastric fundic gland polyps andgastrointestinal neoplasia in study of over 100,000 patients.
Parietal cell hyperplasia, glandular dilatation, and fundic gland polyps are a sequence of changes that are observed in patients on long-term PPI therapy.
Increased risk of fundic gland polyps during long-term proton pump inhibitor therapy, Aliment Pharmacol ther.
Areport of gastric fundic gland polyps, Gastroentrol Hepatol.