Colorectal polyps and other precursor lesions. Need for an expanded view.

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The traditional understanding of adenomas serving as precursors for a homogeneous group of adenocarcinomas is being assailed from all sides. Clearly, the relationship between precursor lesions and adenocarcinomas with defective DNA mismatch repair is much more complex and appears to include right-sided hyperplastic polyps as precursor lesions in some cases… (More)

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@article{Burgart2002ColorectalPA, title={Colorectal polyps and other precursor lesions. Need for an expanded view.}, author={Lawrence J. Burgart}, journal={Gastroenterology clinics of North America}, year={2002}, volume={31 4}, pages={959-70} }