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Adenomyoma of the stomach

Report of a case and review of the literature

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A case of adenomyoma of the prepyloric antrum and a review of the previous reported in the literature are presented. The tumor is composed of cysts and glandular structures lined by cuboidal-to-columnar epithelium surrounded by hypertrophic smooth muscle bundles. Furthermore, glands resembling Brunner's and/or heterotopic pancreatic tissue are present in some patients. The endoscopic characteristics of the lesion are discussed, as well as the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.

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Vandelli, A., Cariani, G., Bonora, G. et al. Adenomyoma of the stomach. Surg Endosc 7, 185–187 (1993).

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