Long-term outcome of cap polyposis, with special reference to the effects of steroid therapy.

@article{Chang2012LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcome of cap polyposis, with special reference to the effects of steroid therapy.},
  author={H S Chang and Suk Kyun Yang and Mi-Jung Kim and Byong Duk Ye and Jeong-Sik Byeon and S J Myung and Jin-Ho Kim},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2012},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={211-6}
}
c p s Since the first description of cap polyposis as a particular type of colorectal polyp with an inflammatory “cap,” many patients with this condition have been described. These caps are characterized by fibrinopurulent exudates covering the surface of the polyp on colonoscopic examination. Clinically, these caps cause mucoid diarrhea and are histologically associated with inflammatory granulation tissue covering the top of the polyp. Despite the clear endoscopic and histologic features of… CONTINUE READING