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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. 1Digestive Diseases, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK
  2. 2Department 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 …

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