The pathology of epithelial pre-malignancy of the gastrointestinal tract.

@article{Guindi2001ThePO,
  title={The pathology of epithelial pre-malignancy of the gastrointestinal tract.},
  author={Maha M. Guindi and Robert H. Riddell},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical gastroenterology},
  year={2001},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={191-210}
}
This chapter deals with pre-malignant epithelial lesions of the gastrointestinal tract that have the potential to become cancers. Pre-malignant lesions are divided into two types: those characterized by dysplastic mucosa and those without dysplasia. Examples of the two types are present in the oesophagus, stomach and intestine. In the oesophagus, dysplasia of the squamous epithelium is a precursor to squamous carcinoma. There are differences in interpretation between Western and Japanese… CONTINUE READING

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