A 57 Year Old Woman With Polypoid Gastric Mass

Mojgan Akbarzadeh-Jahromi, Seyed Mohammad Owji, Bita Geramizadeh, Golsa Shekarkhar, Mahvash Alizade Naini


A 57-year-old woman was referred with chief complaint of pallor and lethargy for 9 months. Laboratory investigation was notable for anemia and occult blood in the stool exam. Her past medical history was unremarkable. Endoscopy of the upper gastrointestinal tract showed a large fungative reddish mass measuring 7 x 6 cm in the body of the stomach and multiple variable size polyps in the antrum (figure 1). The patient underwent hemi-gasterectomy. Billroth I. Gross examination of the stomach showed a large polypoid mass measuring 8x7x6 cm (figure 2) with erosive surface in some areas.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/middle%20east%20j%20di.v6i4.1395

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