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Polypoid dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus: case report and qualitative systematic review of the literature.
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PMID:  22567748     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus (BE) occurs as a flat, grossly undetectable lesion. Dysplasia growing as a polypoid lesion in BE is extremely rare. Only a handful of cases are reported in the literature. BE associated polypoid dysplastic lesions have been referred to as "adenomas" because of their histologic similarity to a colonic adenoma. We describe a patient with esophageal polypoid lesion associated with BE and review clinical and pathological features of other cases of BE associated polypoid dysplasia or "adenomas" as reported in the literature.
Authors:
Sushil K Ahlawat; Metin Ozdemirli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta gastro-enterologica Belgica     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0001-5644     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Gastroenterol. Belg.     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0414075     Medline TA:  Acta Gastroenterol Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  49-54     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA. sushilka@aol.com
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