Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Gross description | Microscopic (histologic) description | Positive stains | Additional references
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Definition / general
- Only rarely described
- Resembles transitional mucosa surrounding carcinoma and adenoma in the colon (Pathol Res Pract 1987;182:690)
- Small polypoid lesion
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Elongated and widened crypts, enlarged goblet cells and increased mucin