Carcinoma in hyperplastic polyps of the stomach. An underestimated possibility. Case reports.

Abstract

The formation of carcinoma in the hyperplastic gastric polyp is extremely rare. This paper presents two cases of carcinomas which developed in hyperplastic polyps of the stomach in a 39-year-old man and an 82-year-old man. The problem of malignant transformation of gastric hyperplastic polyps is stressed and discussed in the light of data in the literature. 

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