In juvenile polyposis, the colorectal polyps feature striking multilobulation. This patient's polyps also had zones of low-grade dysplasia, which cannot be distinguished from sporadic adenomas in small superficial samples. Patients with juvenile polyposis are at risk for colorectal and gastric adenocarcinomas.
Case provided by Dr. Elizabeth Montgomery, Clinical Professor, Vice Chair of Faculty Development & Mentoring, Director of Surgical Pathology Fellowship Training Program, Co-Director, Pathology Reference Services, and Editor-In-Chief at Innovative Science Press.
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