Hyperplastic polyposis of the colorectum and adenocarcinoma in a 24-year-old man.

@article{Bengoechea1987HyperplasticPO,
  title={Hyperplastic polyposis of the colorectum and adenocarcinoma in a 24-year-old man.},
  author={O. Bengoechea and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Mart{\'i}nez-Pe{\~n}uela and Bego{\~n}a Larrinaga and J J Valerdi and Fernando Borda},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1987},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={323-7}
}
Hyperplastic polyps in the large intestine are considered common after the age of 40, devoid of neoplastic transformation capability, and have a well-defined histological picture. Nevertheless, there exists evidence that hyperplastic polyps can present with adenomatous areas, eventually leading to carcinoma. There has been a suggestion in certain cases that a transformational sequence might exist in the genesis of colorectal cancer: hyperplastic polyp-adenoma-adenocarcinoma. Adenocarcinoma… CONTINUE READING

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