GORDON J. CULVER, M.D.; WALTER WESTINGHOUSE, M.D.; E. C. KOENIG, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Benign tumors of the stomach constitute a relatively small portion of gastric lesions. According to the figures of Eusterman and Balfour they represent only 0.6 per cent of all gastric lesions seen at the Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic statistics show that the average age of occurrence of benign gastric lesions is 46. Twenty-six per cent occur in the body of the stomach and 69 per cent occur in the pyloric or prepyloric regions. Benign gastric lesions include leiomyomata, fibromata, lipomata, hemangiomata and adenomata. The leiomyoma is the most frequent benign gastric lesion and this usually is polypoid in structure and
CULVER GJ, WESTINGHOUSE W, KOENIG EC. REPORT OF A CASE OF BENIGN GASTRIC POLYP PRODUCING A GASTROGENIC DIARRHEA1. Ann Intern Med. ;17:1015–1020. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-17-6-1015
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;17(6):1015-1020.
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