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hyperplastic polyps

Friday 11 March 2005

Definition : Hyperplastic polyps (HPs) are common, typically diminutive mucosal lesions of the colon and rectum which, until recently, were widely viewed as nonneoplastic and unrelated to colorectal carcinoma (CRC).

Predisposition syndromes

- hyperplastic polyposis

Localization

- gastric hyperplastic polyp
- colorectal hyperplastic polyp

See also

- hyperplastic polyp-like polyps
- serrated adenoma