Fundic Gland Polyposis

Fundic Gland Polyposis

Fundic gland polyps (a better term than polyposis, as these polyps may be solitary or in small numbers) is a medical syndrome where the fundus of the stomach develops many polyps. The condition has been described both in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and attenuated variants (AFAP), and in patients in whom it occurs sporadically.

Read more about Fundic Gland Polyposis:  Clinical Presentation, Epidemiology and Disease Associations, Pathophysiology, Cancer Risk and The Need For Screening

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Fundic Gland Polyposis - Cancer Risk and The Need For Screening
... There is a risk of development of cancer with fundic gland polyposis, but it varies based on the underlying cause of the polyposis ... The risk is highest with congenital polyposis syndromes, and is lowest in acquired causes ... As a result, it is recommend that patients with multiple fundic polyps have a colonoscopy to evaluate the colon ...