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Peutz-Jeghers polyps

Monday 14 February 2005

Localization (by frequency)

- intestinal Peutz-Jeghers polyp

  • jejunal Peutz-Jeghers polyp
  • ileal Peutz-Jeghers polyp
  • duodenal Peutz-Jeghers polyp

- colonic Peutz-Jeghers polyp
- gastric Peutz-Jeghers polyp

Synopsis

- arborizing architecture (tree-like architecture)
- prominent branching of thick smooth muscle bundles admixed with collagen in polyp lamina propria
- epithelium mitotically active
- enterocytes (absorptive cells), goblet cells, argentaffin cells, Paneth cells

Portfolio

  • smooth muscle actin in Peutz-Jeghers polyp
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