Giant lateral spreading tumor in ulcerative colitis.

It is well known that ulcerative colitis (UC) is associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC).1 Unlike sporadic CRC, the model of progression to cancer in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients is that of dysplasia– carcinoma rather than adenoma–carcinoma; this peculiar aspect shows relevant consequences in terms of surveillance.2 Among… (More)