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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 254-256

Gastric lipoma presenting as obstruction: Role of intraoperative frozen section in diagnosis


Department of Pathology, Bhabha Atomic Research Center Hospital, Anushaktinagar, Mumbai, India

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Nitin P Chikhale
Department of Pathology, Bhabha Atomic Research Center Hospital, Anushaktinagar, Mumbai-400 094
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-0513.106297

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Lipomas are benign tumors of adipose tissue. Lipomas are rare in the gastrointestinal tract, located mostly in the colon. Gastric lipomas are very rare constituting 5% of all gastrointestinal lipomas. We report a case of a large submucosal gastric lipoma presenting with features of gastric obstruction. The frequency of gastric lipoma, its differential diagnosis, means of diagnosis, and treatment are discussed.


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