Table 2

Progression from duodenal adenoma to carcinoma in six patients

198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999
For each endoscopy between 1988 and 99, the maximum size of the largest polyp (in mm) is shown, together with the histological architecture and degree of dysplasia of the worst biopsy.
TA, tubular adenoma; TVA, tubulovillous adenoma; VA, villous adenoma; Ca, carcinoma.
Initial stage
IV252520253025253030Died,
TVATATATATATVATAVACaduodenal
ModMildMildModMildModMildMildcancer
II<22340Died,
TANormTACaduodenal
MildMildcancer
III4030253030Died,
TATVATATACaduodenal
ModModModModcancer
IV252520203030Died,
TATATATVATACaduodenal
ModMildMildModMildcancer
IV2020303031030Died,
VATVATATVATATVAVAduodenal
ModMildMildMildMildMildModcancer
IV2525303030Died,
VATVATATACaduodenal
ModModMildMildcancer