Filiform polyposis of the colon presenting as massive hemorrhage: an uncommon complication of Crohn's disease.

@article{Renison1983FiliformPO,
  title={Filiform polyposis of the colon presenting as massive hemorrhage: an uncommon complication of Crohn's disease.},
  author={D M Renison and Faripour A. Forouhar and Joel B. Levine and J R Breiter},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1983},
  volume={78 7},
  pages={413-6}
}
A case of localized filiform polyposis of the colon is presented. This lesion was part of a more generalized inflammatory bowel disease with clinicopathological features indicative of Crohn's disease. An unusual feature of this case was profuse rectal bleeding, initially from a solitary sigmoid ulcer and later from the area of filiform polyposis. A step by… CONTINUE READING