Author(s): Mansoor S, Dolkar T, ElFanek H
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Abstract CONTEXT: A significant portion of colorectal biopsies are performed for evaluation of polyps or polypoid lesions. Accurately identifying these lesions will promote better patient care. OBJECTIVE: Review of the pathology of major colon polyps and polypoid lesions and highlight the most diagnostically useful features and their molecular biology. DATA SOURCE: Review of recent literature. CONCLUSIONS: Polypoid lesions of the colon can be thought of to be under 3 broad categories: syndromic, mesenchymal, and epithelial.
This article was published in Int J Surg Pathol
and referenced in Journal of Gastrointestinal & Digestive System