Korean J Gastrointest Endosc.  2000 Nov;21(5):864-868.

Three Cases of the Gastric Carcinoid Tumor Combined with the Gastric Adenoma

  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.


Carcinoid tumor in the stomach is neuroendocrine tumor originated from enterochromaffin cells in submucosa in the stomach. It is very rare, account for 0.3% of gastric tumor. It is likely to be demonstrated with other tumor in the stomach simultaneously, such as adenocarcinoma. According to paper published in Korea, it is only 4 cases that gastric carcinoid combined with other gastric tumors have been reported. But there has been no reports of gastric carcinoid combined with gastric adenoma, such as our cases. We report 3 cases of gastric carcinoid tumor combined with atypical adenoma, with review of paper presented.


Carcinoid tumor; Adenoma; Stomach
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