Colon tumor
Polyps
Lymphoid polyp

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

Revised: 16 December 2016, last major update August 2011

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Clinical Features
Case Reports
Treatment
  • Excision
  • Chemotherapy for lymphoma has been useful
Gross Description
  • Soft, superficial polyp covered by intact, smooth, gray mucosa
  • Single or multiple
Micro Description
  • Mucosal or submucosal lymphoid follicles with germinal centers that may distort muscularis mucosa or involve muscularis propria
Micro Images

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Lymphoid follicles
infiltrating
throughout
bowel wall

Reactive germinal center

Pseudolymphoma
in a case with
previous colon and
gastric carcinoma

Differential Diagnosis