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A polypoidal ‘non-polyp’ in the colon
  1. John Joseph McGoran1,
  2. Sudarshan R Kadri1,
  3. Catherine Moreman2,
  4. Peter Wurm1
  1. 1 Digestive Diseases, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK
  2. 2 Department of Histopathology, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr John Joseph McGoran, Digestive Diseases, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester LE1 5WW, UK; jmcgoran01{at}qub.ac.uk

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Introduction

A 42-year-old Caucasian man presented with increased stool frequency and dyspeptic symptoms for which he had been prescribed lansoprazole. At colonoscopy he was found to have a 4-cm smooth polypoidal lesion in the transverse colon, adjacent to the hepatic flexure (figure 1). It was determined not to represent an adenoma and a CT colonogram was arranged, which found no extracolonic invasion but shed little further detail on the nature of the lesion in question.

Figure 1

A sizeable smooth lesion arising from the epithelium at the transverse colon.

A repeat colonoscopy, carried …

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  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it published Online First. The question and answer headings have been added.

  • Contributors All authors contributed to the writing of this article and the care of the patient.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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