Ampulla of Vater
Benign / nonneoplastic
Papillary hyperplasia


Topic Completed: 1 November 2012

Revised: 8 January 2019

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Definition / general
  • Poorly defined concept - no clinical significance
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • More prominent papillary folds than usual, no dysplasia
Differential diagnosis
  • Adenoma (dysplastic epithelium)
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