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- gastric cancer
- family cancer
- familial adenomatous polyposis
- Helicobacter pylori
- gastrointestinal lymphoma
- gastric lymphoma
- gastric carcinoma
We read with interest the article by Worthley et al1 regarding a new autosomal dominant syndrome characterised by fundic gland polyposis (FGP) and gastric cancer, which was not associated with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). We have experienced two similar cases of gastric adenocarcinoma occurring in pedigrees with familial FGP without FAP.
A 56-year-old woman was referred to our institution for further investigation of her multiple gastric polyps. On admission, serology and 13C urea breath test yielded negative results for Helicobacter pylori. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed numerous fundic gland polyps covering the …
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