We report a case of metaplastic ossification occurring within a tubulovillous adenoma of the large bowel. To our knowledge, only two cases of this process have been previously described. The pathogenesis is unclear, but the phenomenon seems to be a morphologic curiosity with no clinical significance.
|Translated title of the contribution||Bone metaplasia in adenomatous intestinal polyp. Report of a case and review of the literature|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1996|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine