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Ampulla of Vater


Papillary hyperplasia

Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 27 November 2012, last major update August 2012
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● Poorly defined concept - no clinical significance

Micro description

● More prominent papillary folds than usual, no dysplasia

Differential diagnosis

● Adenoma (dysplastic epithelium)

End of Ampulla of Vater > Benign/non-neoplastic > Papillary hyperplasia

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