Hyperplastic polyposis of the colon and rectum.

  title={Hyperplastic polyposis of the colon and rectum.},
  author={A. J Renaut and Philip R Douglas and Graham L. Newstead},
  journal={Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland},
  volume={4 3},
The significance of multiple hyperplastic polyps in relation to the risk of colon cancer is unknown although recent investigation suggests a causative link. We have prospectively identified a small but distinct group of patients that also suggests an association. These patients have either numerous (usually more than twenty, in sites other than the rectosigmoid alone) or large (greater than 1 cm) hyperplastic polyps, in association with either adenomatous polyps, polyps of mixed pathology or… CONTINUE READING

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