Metaplasia ossea in un polipo adenomatoso intestinale. Descrizione di un caso e revisione della letteratura.

Translated title of the contribution: Bone metaplasia in adenomatous intestinal polyp. Report of a case and review of the literature

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Abstract

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.

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)511-513
Number of pages3
JournalPathologica
Volume88
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1996

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  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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