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Miscellaneous Gastric Tumors

Gastric lymphomas, GISTs, and neuroendocrine (carcinoid) tumors are covered in Chapters 31, 32, and 33. Metastatic disease to the stomach can occur with primary tumors of the breast, melanoma, lung, ovary, liver, colon, and testicular cancers, with breast cancer being the most common.405 Other rare malignant tumors that can involve the stomach are Kaposi’s sarcoma (see Chapter 34), myenteric schwannoma, glomus tumor, small cell carcinoma, and parietal cell carcinoma.406-409 Miscellaneous benign tumors of the stomach include lipomas, pancreatic rests (see Chapter 55), xanthelasma, and fundic gland cysts.