Gastric fibrolipoma causing bleeding in a child.

  title={Gastric fibrolipoma causing bleeding in a child.},
  author={Dimitris Antoniou and Michael Soutis and Kalliopi Stefanaki and George Christopoulos-Geroulanos},
  journal={European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie},
  volume={17 4},
Gastrointestinal lipomas are uncommon benign tumors usually occurring in the colon and rarely in the stomach. We report a case of a 10-year-old boy who presented with a two-week history of epigastric abdominal pain and several episodes of melena. Gastroscopy revealed a soft, elevated, broad based, polypoid lesion on the posterior wall, without superficial erosion or ulceration. One week later the patient was readmitted with melena and hematemesis, followed by a significant drop of hematocrit… CONTINUE READING