Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2019 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Colorectal Serrated Neoplasia: An Institutional 12-Year Review Highlights the Impact of a Screening Programme

Figure 1

Hyperplastic polyp, with prolapse effect, characterized by dilated and congested submucosal blood vessels, thickening of the muscularis mucosae, and upward extension from the hypertrophic and splayed muscularis mucosae, with dilated crypts (a, b). Horizontal extension of crypt bases along the muscularis mucosae can be seen, mimicking the architecturally distorted, dilated, and/or horizontally branched crypts of SSL/Ps (c, d).

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