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Obstructing giant post-inflammatory polyposis in ulcerative colitis: Case report and review of the literature.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Post-inflammatory polyps >15 mm in diameter or length are termed "giant". This benign and rare sequel of ulcerative colitis or colonic Crohn's disease can mimic colorectal carcinoma. OBJECTIVE: To illustrate this rare complication of inflammatory bowel disease and outline the characteristic radiological, endoscopic and histopathological features, by reviewing all previously published cases of giant post-inflammatory polyps in the English literature. RESULTS: Reports of 81 gian...

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Browning, LC More by this author
Warren, BF More by this author
Travis, SP More by this author
Journal:
Journal of Crohn's and colitis
Volume:
2
Issue:
2
Pages:
170-180
Publication date:
2008-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1876-4479
ISSN:
1873-9946
URN:
uuid:2fb1848d-396f-4545-bd31-04081240b7ea
Source identifiers:
353551
Local pid:
pubs:353551

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