Colon tumor
Transitional polyp

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

Revised: 20 December 2016, last major update August 2011

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

PubMed Search: Transitional [title] polyp colon

Cite this page: Transitional polyp. website. Accessed March 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
Gross description
  • Small polypoid lesion
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Elongated and widened crypts, enlarged goblet cells and increased mucin
Positive stains
Additional references