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Fig. 2

From: Metastatic colonic and gastric polyps from breast cancer resembling hyperplastic polyps

Fig. 2

Metastatic mucosal polyp in transverse colon. a A small elevated sessile polyp (4 mm in diameter) was found in the transverse colon. Polypectomy was endoscopically performed and pathological examination revealed it to be a signet-ring cell carcinoma. b Multiple metastatic polyps in the transverse colon: re-examination by colonoscopy, performed 4 months after the diagnosis of metastasis, showed an increase in the numbers of metastatic polyps throughout the large intestine. Five biopsies were taken from the ascending colon, transverse colon, and rectum and all were confirmed to be signet-ring cell carcinoma

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