• Peter Otto
  • Klaus Ewe


Common to all tumors of the large bowel is their polypoid appearance. The gross appearance, however, does not correlate well with the histologic findings nor the malignant potential. Because of the morphologic variation also found in these tumors, biopsy specimens may not be representative of the entire lesion.


Adenomatous Polyp Colon Polyp Polypoid Lesion Hyperplastic Polyp Villous Adenoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Otto
    • 1
  • Klaus Ewe
    • 2
  1. 1.Medizinische AbteilungKreiskrankenhausGroßburgwedelGermany
  2. 2.I. Med. Klinik und Poliklinik der Universität MainzMainzGermany

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