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Gastric Carcinoma — Precancerous Conditions and Lesions, Classification, and Prognosis

  • P. Hermanek
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Abstract

As has been done for other organs, the term “precancerosis” with regard to the stomach should be subdivided into two separate categories. A precancerous condition is a clinically defined state which involves an elevated risk of cancer in comparison with the normal population. By contrast, a precancerous lesion is defined as a histopathologic abnormality in which cancer is more likely to occur than its apparently normal counterpart. Epithelial dysplasia is the histological substrate of the precancerous lesion.1

Keywords

Gastric Carcinoma Precancerous Condition Intestinal Metaplasia Atrophic Gastritis Precancerous Lesion 
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