Esophagus Stomach Duodenum Capsule Endoscopy Inflammatory Bowel Disease Colon & Ileum Miscellaneous

(Spindle Tumor of Uncertain Malignant Potential)

51 year-old woman with an episode of hematemesis (vomiting blood). Endoscopy revealed this large, focally ulcerated polypoid lesion in the proximal gastric body. The lesion grossly resembled a leiomyoma. Biopsies demonstrated a spindle cell tumor, with few mitotic figures. Examination of the resected specimen confirmed the benign nature of the lesion.

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