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Gastrointestinal bleeding caused by gastritis cystica polyposa
  1. Kenji Tominaga1,
  2. Satoshi Nimura2,
  3. Kei Takahashi3,
  4. Iruru Maetani1
  1. 1Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Toho University Ohashi Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
  2. 2Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
  3. 3Department of Surgical Pathology, Toho University Ohashi Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kenji Tominaga, ktominaga{at}

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A man in his 50s presented with a 2-day history of melaena. He had undergone a Billroth II (B-II) gastrectomy for a benign duodenal ulcer 32 years ago. He had a history of heavy alcohol intake and smoked 20 cigarettes per day. Laboratory testing revealed anaemia. Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed a small amount of blood in the gastric remnant and a polypoid lesion at the B-II gastroenterostomy …

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