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Multiple and recurrent inflammatory fibroid polyps in a Devon family ('Devon polyposis syndrome'): an update.
  1. R O Allibone,
  2. J K Nanson,
  3. P P Anthony
  1. Department of Pathology, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.


    Inflammatory fibroid polyps are uncommon but well documented as solitary polyps occurring typically in the stomach or ileum. A Devon family has previously been reported in which a female in three successive generations has presented with multiple polyps requiring repeated surgery over a number of years. A further two female family members, both siblings from the 3rd generation, who required surgery for the same condition are now reported.

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