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Gastric Lipoma

Left: Typical smooth, yellowish appearance of a lipoma found in the gastric body. The lesion was soft, covered with normal overlying mucosa, and exhibited the "pillow" sign characteristic of gastrointestinal lipomas.

Right: 58 year-old undergoing endoscopy for evaluation of dysphagia and a history of food impaction. A Schatzki ring was found to account for his esophageal symptoms. This large (4-5 cm), smooth submucosal lesion was an incidental finding. Biopsies obtained at this exam revealed only normal gastric mucosa. Subsequent biopsies obtained at endoscopic ultrasound revealed lipomatous tissue.

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