BENIGN GASTRIC TUMORS
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Much less common than malignant gastric tumors; hyperplastic polyps most common, with adenomas, hamartomas, and leiomyomas rare; 30% of adenomas and occasional hyperplastic polyps are associated with gastric malignancy; polyposis syndromes include Peutz-Jeghers and familial polyposis (hamartomas and adenomas), Gardner’s (adenomas), and Cronkhite-Canada (cystic polyps). See “Colonic Polyps,” below.