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hyperplastic polyps

Friday 11 March 2005

Hyperplastic polyps (HPs) are common, typically diminutive mucosal lesions of the colon and rectum which, until recently, were widely viewed as nonneoplastic and unrelated to colorectal carcinoma (CRC).

Predisposition syndromes

- hyperplastic polyposis

Localization

- gastric hyperplastic polyp
- colorectal hyperplastic polyp

See also

- hyperplastic polyp-like polyps
- serrated adenoma