Fundic gland polyp

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Author: Mikael Häggström [note 1]


Microscopic evaluation

Differential diagnosis


Dysplasia in fundic gland polyp is mainly seen as nuclear enlargement, hyperchromasia, pseudostratification, and loss of cytoplasmic mucin.[3] However, you don't need to spend much effort in the decision, since these patients have an excellent prognosis whether there is dysplasia or not.


Generally, keep it short:

(Stomach, excision:)
Fundic gland polyp


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  1. Naziheh Assarzadegan, M.D., Raul S. Gonzalez, M.D.. Stomach Polyps - Fundic gland polyp. PathologyOutlines. Topic Completed: 1 November 2017. Minor changes: 11 December 2019
  2. Groisman, Gabriel M.; Depsames, Roman; Ovadia, Baruch; Meir, Alona (2014). "Metastatic Carcinoma Occurring in a Gastric Hyperplastic Polyp Mimicking Primary Gastric Cancer: The First Reported Case ". Case Reports in Pathology 2014: 1–5. doi:10.1155/2014/781318. ISSN 2090-6781. 
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  3. Levy MD, Bhattacharya B (2015). "Sporadic Fundic Gland Polyps With Low-Grade Dysplasia: A Large Case Series Evaluating Pathologic and Immunohistochemical Findings and Clinical Behavior. ". Am J Clin Pathol 144 (4): 592-600. doi:10.1309/AJCPGK8QTYPUQJYL. PMID 26386080. Archived from the original. . 

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