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INTRODUCTION: Inflammatory fibroid polyp (IFP) is a rare mesenchymal tumor of the gastrointestinal tract. The lesion
is characterized by spindle-shaped stromal cells and an inflammatory infiltrate rich in eosinophils.
CASE REPORT: The AA. present a case of the IFP of the stomach. A 85 years old woman was admitted to the hospital
for early vomiting and epigastric pain.
The patient underwent a gastroduodenoscopy that revealed a polipoyd lesion mimicking cancer of the antrum and subtotal
obstruction of the gastric transit.
CONCLUSIONS: The Endoscopic Ultrasound Sonography suggested the presence of a lesion of the submucosal layer such as
lymphoma or other type of malignancy like gastrointestinal stromal tumor (G.I.S.T.).