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The Korean Journal of Helicobacter  and Upper Gastrointestinal Research 2017;17(4):213-217.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.7704/kjhugr.2017.17.4.213    Published online December 10, 2017.
Spontaneous Regression of Hyperplastic Gastric Polyps
Soo Yong Choi, Jong Kyu Park, Sang Jin Lee, Woo Jin Jung, Hak Soo Kim, Gab Jin Cheon, Dae Woon Eom
1Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Gangneung Asan Hospital, Gangneung, Korea. sajahoooo@naver.com
2Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pathology, Gangneung Asan Hospital, Gangneung, Korea.
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최수용1, 박종규1, 이상진1, 정우진1, 김학수1, 천갑진1, 엄대운2
강릉아산병원 소화기내과1, 병리과2
Correspondence:  Jong Kyu Park,
Email: sajahoooo@naver.com
Received: 7 July 2017   • Revised: 1 September 2017   • Accepted: 3 September 2017
Abstract
Although gastric hyperplastic polyps are recognized as benign lesions, there is concern regarding carcinomatous changes in the polyps, depending on their size. If the polyp size is larger than 1.0~2.0 cm, endoscopic resection is usually recommended. Gastric hyperplastic polyps easily undergo changes in their shape and size over time. However, spontaneous regression of hyperplastic polyps is very rare. We present a recent case wherein gastric hyperplastic polyps disappeared spontaneously. We present the case along with a literature review.
Key Words: Neoplasm regression, spontaneous; Polyps; Stomach
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