Original article| Volume 6, ISSUE 5, P662-666, May 1929

Lipoma of the stomach

Report of a case
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      Gastric lipomas are rare. Most of those that have been reported were found at necropsy. The usual site of growth is in the submucous layer of the stomach. As a rule they are symptomless unless complicated by inflammatory changes, ulceration, pyloric obstruction or bleeding. They may give rise to alarming hemorrhages, occult bleeding with secondary anemia, or pyloric obstruction.
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