Colon tumor
Diverticular polyp of colon

Author: Shilpa Jain, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 9 December 2016, last major update August 2011

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

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Clinical features
Gross description
  • Redundant or polypoid mucosal folds, ranges from 0.5 to 3cm
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Mucosal hemorrhage and congestion, hemosiderin deposition and epithelial hyperplasia with dilated and serrated crypts and bizarre nuclei in stroma, mucosal edema and fibromuscular replacement of lamina propria with thickened and splayed muscularis mucosa
  • No dysplastic changes