tubulovillous adenoma

Duodenal adenoma

What is a duodenal adenoma? A duodenal adenoma is a non-cancerous type of polyp that starts in a part of the small intestine called the duodenum. It is considered a precancerous condition because it can turn into a type of cancer called adenocarcinoma over time. Another name for this type of polyp is non-ampullary adenoma. …
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Tubulovillous adenoma of the colon and rectum

What is a tubulovillous adenoma? A tubulovillous adenoma (TVA) is a noncancerous type of polyp that can develop anywhere in the colon and rectum. It develops from the cells that cover the inside surface of these tissues. If left untreated, all tubulovillous adenomas are associated with an increased risk of developing a type of colon …
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