PMID: 589915Nov 1, 1977

Localised giant pseudopolyposis secondary to ulcerative or granulomatous colitis

Clinical Radiology
N Joffe

Abstract

Pseudopolyps which represent polypoid oedematous tags, regenerating mucosal islands between ulcerations or heaped-up granulation tissue covered by epithelium, are a common sequela of ulcerative colitis and may also occur secondary to granulomatous colitis. Occasionally, a large discrete mass of pseudopolyps occurs simulating a villous-like or polypoid neoplasm and the term 'localised giant pseudopolyposis' has been applied to this phenomenon. In this paper the radiological appearances of localised giant pseudopolyposis secondary to ulcerative or granulomatous colitis are described and illustrated. The differential diagnosis is discussed and four new cases are added to eight previously reported in the literature.

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Citations

Feb 7, 2001·Journal of Clinical Ultrasound : JCU·N de BarrosM O Gonçalves
Sep 1, 1984·Diseases of the Colon and Rectum·R S BerardiK A Devaiah
Oct 1, 1987·Diseases of the Colon and Rectum·C J FergusonC J Padfield
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Nov 3, 2001·European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology·J MuncharM M Zawawi
Nov 1, 1982·Postgraduate Medical Journal·D R Foster
Jun 1, 2008·Journal of Crohn's & Colitis·James R L MaggsSimon P L Travis
Oct 1, 1978·The British Journal of Radiology·A H FreemanR Zeegen
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Dec 21, 2007·APMIS : Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica, Et Immunologica Scandinavica·Ben VainerPaal Skytt Andersen
Feb 1, 1996·APMIS : Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica, Et Immunologica Scandinavica·J OrlowskaJ Wejman

Related Concepts

Ulcerative Colitis
Malignant Tumor of Colon
IIeocolitis
Differential Diagnosis
Intestinal Polyps

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