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Small bowel (small intestine)

Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions

Adenoma


Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 12 December 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Rare compared to colon
● Often present in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis or Gardnerís syndrome
● Single or multiple, sessile or pedunculated, tubular or villous or mixed
● May become malignant, particularly if large, villous, multiple

Additional references
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HPB Surg 2000;11:339, J Clin Pathol 2004;57:1219

End of Small bowel (small intestine) > Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions > Adenoma


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