Other nonneoplastic lesions

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 2 November 2018, last major update August 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: cyst[title] gastric
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Weisenberg, E. Cysts. website. Accessed December 11th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Intramucosal cysts most common
  • Associated with intestinal metaplasia
  • Various linings
  • Submucosal cysts are also called gastritis cystica profunda
  • Cysts may also be part of Menetrier's 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)