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November 29, 1913


Author Affiliations

Associate in Medicine, Washington University, Medical School ST. LOUIS

JAMA. 1913;61(22):1960-1965. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04350230014006

Although many instances of the presence of polyps in the gastro-intestinal tract are reported in the literature, they are not altogether common in the stomach. Reports of the existence in the stomach of a sufficient number to justify the term "gastric polyposis'' are meager, indeed. In a search of the literature it has been rather surprising to see how lightly the subject of gastric polyps has been touched on in text-books on diseases of the stomach, as well as those on its pathologic anatomy. Indeed, the only text-books on diseases of the stomach which do more than mention the subject are those of Bouvert, Hemmeter and Deaver and Ashhurst.

Chosrojeff finds a dearth of information on benign tumors of the stomach in general, and attributes it to the fact that they present the picture of malignant disease and are thus overlooked. As a result of his investigation, Alfred Tilger in 3,500

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