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Colon tumor

Polyps

Transitional polyp


Reviewers: Shilpa Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 15 October 2011, last major update August 2011
Copyright: (c) 2003-2011, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Definition
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● Only rarely described
● Resembles transitional mucosa surrounding carcinoma and adenoma in the colon (Pathol Res Pract 1987;182:690)

Gross description
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● Small polypoid lesion

Micro description
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● Elongated and widened crypts, enlarged goblet cells and increased mucin

Positive stains
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● Sialomucins

Additional references
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Endoscopy 1982;14:174

End of Colon tumor > Polyps > Transitional polyp


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