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Stomach

Other non-neoplastic lesions

Cysts


Reviewers: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 6 August 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Intramucosal cysts most common
● Associated with intestinal metaplasia
● Various linings
● Submucosal cysts are also called gastritis cystica profunda
● Cysts may also be part of Menetrierís disease
● Intramucosal cysts occur in body in 70% with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, may give rise to fundic gland polyps, severity associated with serum gastrin (Hum Pathol 2000;31:140)

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