pyloric gland


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pyloric gland

A gastric gland in the pyloric region of the stomach.
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The intestinal-type polyps are morphologically subdivided into tubular and tubulovillous adenomas and the gastric-type into pyloric gland adenomas and foveolar adenomas.
Duodenal adenomas with gastric phenotype are subclassified into pyloric gland adenoma and foveolar adenoma.
Pyloric gland adenomas are characterized by packed, small, round, and uniform pyloric glands.
Pyloric gland adenomas are highlighted by the diffuse cytoplasmic positivity of MUC6, a pyloric marker (Figure 2(a)).
The cellular outline of pyloric glands is completely lost toward the luminal side.
By contrast, significant positive correlations were observed between plasma concentrations of CCK, secretin, gastrin, GIP and the chymosin activity in the mucosa of the cardiac, fundic and pyloric gland regions (p<0.01 or p<0.05), while significant negative correlation was recorded between plasma concentration of PP and the chymosin activity in the mucosa of the fundic and pyloric gland regions (p<0.01 or p<0.05).
Upper GI tract lesions in familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP): enrichment of pyloric gland adenomas and other gastric and duodenal neoplasms.
(4) Extragastric PGAs have also been associated with pyloric gland metaplasia in the setting of chronic mucosal injury.
(3,9) Adenomas can also be classified by their cytoarchitectural resemblance to the different parts of the gastrointestinal tract as pyloric gland adenoma, intestinal-type adenoma, and biliary-type adenoma.
Aberrant expression of MUC5AC in pyloric glands was observed in 81% of the cases, and aberrant expression of MUC6 in the upper foveolar epithelium was diffusely seen in 14% of the cases.