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Korean Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2001;22(6): 419-422.
거대 용종형 조기우암 1 예 ( A Case of Huge Polypoid Early Gastric Cancer )
김성훈(Sung Hoon Kim),박영숙(Young Sook Park),이현석(Hyun Seok Lee),김진욱(Jin Wook Kim),최일주(Il Ju Choi),이정돈(Jung Don Lee),신원용(Won Young Shin),권계형(Kye Hyung Kwon),엄중호(Jong Ho Eum),윤진훈(Jin Hoon Yun),한준길(Joon Kil Han),주종은(Jong Eun Joo)
The survival rate of gastric cancer is mainly affected by lymph node metastasis and depth of invasion. It is now recognized that in early gastric cancer submucosal invasion and lymph node metastasis depend on the size of tumor, A 71-year-old man with epigastric discomfort for 1 month was admitted. Endoscopy showed a huge polypoid tumor with friable and nodular surface occupying the whole lumen of stomach. We suspected a Borrmann type 1 advanced gastric cancer, but we confirmed the gastric cancer confined to only mucosa without lymph node metastasis after operation. So we report a case of huge polypoid early gastric cancer mimicking advanced gastric cancer with a review of relevant literatures, (Korean J Gastrointest Endosc 2001;22:419-422)
Key Words: Early gastric cancer , Huge polypoid tumor
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