Gastric plexiform fibromyxoma resected by endoscopic submucosal dissection after observation of chronological changes: A case report
Fumiaki Kawara, Shinwa Tanaka, Yoshinori Morita, Yoshiko Ohara, Yoshihiro Okabe, Namiko Hoshi, Takashi Toyonaga, Eiji Umegaki, Takeshi Azuma, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe 650-0017, Japan
Takashi Yamasaki, Hiroshi Yokozaki, Division of Pathology, Department of Pathology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe 650-0017, Japan
Takanori Hirose, Department of Diagnostic Pathology, Hyogo Cancer Center, Akashi 673-8558, Japan
Author contributions: Kawara F, Tanaka S and Morita Y performed endoscopic resection and wrote the manuscript; Kawara F, Ohara Y and Okabe Y performed follow-up endoscopy and endoscopic ultrasound; Yamasaki T, Yokozaki H and Hirose T performed histopathological examinations; Hoshi N, Toyonaga T, Umegaki E and Azuma T contributed to the literature review and manuscript editing.
Institutional review board statement: This case report was exempt from approval by the Ethics Committee of Kobe University Hospital.
Informed consent statement: Informed consent was obtained from the patient.
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Correspondence to: Fumiaki Kawara, MD, PhD, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7-5-1 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0017, Hyogo, Japan. email@example.com
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Received: October 23, 2016
Peer-review started: October 25, 2016
First decision: March 8, 2017
Revised: March 22, 2017
Accepted: May 3, 2017
Article in press: May 5, 2017
Published online: June 15, 2017