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Gastric adenomyoma presenting as melena: a case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20397275     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Gastric adenomyoma (AM) is a rare benign tumor characterized by gland-like structures embedded within a smooth muscle stroma. We report a case of a 68-year-old man with gastric AM admitted to our hospital for melana. Endoscopic examination revealed a gastric mass of about 4 cm in diameter, located in the antrum. Histologic examination of the excised specimen showed irregularly arranged glands and interlacing smooth muscle bundles surrounding the glandular elements. Although gastric AM is rare, it should be considered in differential diagnosis of extramucosal gastric tumor.
Hui-Neng Zhu; Jiang-Ping Yu; Juan Luo; You-Hua Jiang; Jian-Qiang Li; Wen-Yong Sun
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  World journal of gastroenterology : WJG     Volume:  16     ISSN:  2219-2840     ISO Abbreviation:  World J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-16     Completed Date:  2010-07-29     Revised Date:  2014-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883448     Medline TA:  World J Gastroenterol     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1934-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adenomyoma / diagnosis*,  therapy*
Diagnosis, Differential
Endoscopy / methods
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal / methods
Melena / diagnosis*
Microscopy / methods
Muscle, Smooth / pathology
Stomach Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  therapy*

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