Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 244–246 | Cite as

Benign lymphoid hyperplasia of the stomach

Report in a young girl and review of the literature
  • H. S. Odes
  • J. Krawiec
  • I. Yanai-Inbar
  • J. Bar-Ziv
Short Reports


A case is reported of benign lymphoid hyperplasia in the stomach and proximal duodenum in a 12-year-old girl. This condition is characterized by an abundance of lymphoid follicles in the mucosa which produces the characteristic radiological and endoscopic appearance of mucosal nodularity. It is rare in the stomach and rare in children. The immunoglobulins were normal in our patient.

Key words

Benign lymphoid hyperplasia Stomach Gastroscopy Immunoglobulins 


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Bahk YW, Ahn JS, Choi HJ (1971) Lymphoid hyperplasia of the stomach presenting as umbilicated polypoid lesions. Radiology 100:277Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Baratz M, Schujman E, Shomrat N, Loewenthal M (1976) Benign lymphoid hyperplasia of the stomach. Harefuah 90: 474Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Brasch RC, Royal S, Ammann AJ, Crowe J (1979) Pseudolymphoma in two immunodeficient children. AJR 132: 844Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Burbige EJ, Sobky RZF (1977) Endoscopic appearance of colonic lymphoid nodules: a normal variant. Gastroenterology 72:524Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Dutta SK, Costa BS (1979) Umbilicated gastric polyposis. Am J Gastroenterol 71:598Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Essenfeld-Sekler E, Paez C, Toledano A, Congedo E, Guelrud M, Roa E (1979) Bleeding lymphoid hyperplasia of the small bowel in an adolescent diagnosed by intra-operative endoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc 25:21Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Faris TD, Saltzstein SL (1964) Gastric lymphoid hyperplasia: a lesion confused with lymphosarcoma. Cancer 17:207Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Feller ER, Weiser MM, Schapiro RH (1977) Endoscopic visualization of nodular lymphoid hyperplasia. Gastrointest Endosc 24:37Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Hermans PE, Huizenga KA, Hoffmann II HN, Brown AL, Markowitz H (1966) Dysgammaglobulinemia associated with nodular lymphoid hyperplasia of the small intestine. Am J Med 40:78Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Hodgson JR, Hoffmann HN, Huizenga KA (1967) Roentgenologic features of lymphoid hyperplasia of the small intestine associated with dysgammaglobulinemia. Radiology 88: 883Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Laufer I, de Sa D (1978) Lymphoid follicular pattern: a normal feature of the pediatric colon. AJR 130:51Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Odes HS, Zirkin H, Krawiec J (1979) Benign lymphoid hyperplasia of the stomach. Harefuah 96:69Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Ou Tim L, Bank S, Marks IN, Novis BH, Botha JC, Odes HS, Helman CA, Barbezat GO (1977) Benign lymphoid hyperplasia of the gastric antrum — another cause of “etat mammelonne”. Br J Radiol 50:29Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Perez CA, Dorfman RF (1966) Benign lymphoid hyperplasia of the stomach and duodenum. Radiology 87:505Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Seaman WB (1978) The areae gastricae. AJR 131:554Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Stone DD, Keats TE (1973) Anatomical and physiological characteristics of the etat mammelonne. Radiology 107:537Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    Teele RL, Katz AJ, Goldman H, Kettell, RM (1979) Radiographic features of eosinophilic gastroenteritis (allergic gastroenteropathy) of childhood. AJR 132:575Google Scholar
  18. 18.
    Weaver GA, Kleinman MS (1978) Gastric polyposis due to multiple hyperplastic adenomatous polyps. Dig Dis 23:346Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. S. Odes
    • 1
    • 4
  • J. Krawiec
    • 1
    • 4
  • I. Yanai-Inbar
    • 2
    • 4
  • J. Bar-Ziv
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologySoroka University HospitalBeer-ShebaIsrael
  2. 2.Department PathologySoroka University HospitalBeer-ShebaIsrael
  3. 3.Department Pediatric RadiologySoroka University HospitalBeer-ShebaIsrael
  4. 4.Faculty of Health SciencesBen-Gurion University of the NegevBeer-ShebaIsrael

Personalised recommendations