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Aetiological considerations During the present decade new light has been thrown on the aetiology and pathogenesis of diverticular disease of the colon by several workers, yet it is true to say that the exact cause of the mucosal herniation is still uncertain. Many factors at one time or another have been incriminated but the main emphasis recently has been(More)
Reported is a case of a 73-year-old male with a history of ulcerative colitis that had started at the age of 57. In 1985, on receiving a barium enema, a polypoid lesion was found in his rectum. In 1986, the results of a colonoscopy showed that the polypoid lesion had reached an IIa-aggregated elevation, and biopsies of this lesion were diagnosed as an(More)
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