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Colorectal juvenile polyp

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Concept ID:
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Colorectal Juvenile Polyp; colorectal juvenile polyp; Colorectal Retention Polyp; colorectal retention polyp; Juvenile Polyp of Large Bowel; juvenile polyp of large bowel; Juvenile Polyp of the Large Bowel; juvenile polyp of the large bowel; Juvenile polyps of large bowel; Large Bowel Juvenile Polyp; large bowel juvenile polyp; Large Intestinal Juvenile Polyp; large intestinal juvenile polyp; Retention polyps of large bowel
SNOMED CT: Retention polyps of large bowel (9273005); Juvenile polyps of large bowel (9273005)
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0006161


A non-neoplastic hamartomatous polyp that arises from the colon and rectum. It is characterized by the presence of tortuous and cystically dilated glands, edematous changes, and inflammation. [from NCI]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVColorectal juvenile polyp

Professional guidelines


Boland CR, Idos GE, Durno C, Giardiello FM, Anderson JC, Burke CA, Dominitz JA, Gross S, Gupta S, Jacobson BC, Patel SG, Shaukat A, Syngal S, Robertson DJ
Gastroenterology 2022 Jun;162(7):2063-2085. Epub 2022 Apr 26 doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2022.02.021. PMID: 35487791
Aretz S
Dtsch Arztebl Int 2010 Mar;107(10):163-73. Epub 2010 Mar 12 doi: 10.3238/arztebl.2010.0163. PMID: 20358032Free PMC Article
Järvinen HJ
Gut 2003 May;52 Suppl 2(Suppl 2):ii19-22. doi: 10.1136/gut.52.suppl_2.ii19. PMID: 12651878Free PMC Article

Recent clinical studies


Xiang L, Wang S, Jin X, Duan W, Ding X, Zheng C
Mol Med Rep 2012 Nov;6(5):973-6. Epub 2012 Aug 24 doi: 10.3892/mmr.2012.1046. PMID: 22923219


Popović M, Knežević A, Dolinaj Škopelja J, Đolai M
Acta Clin Croat 2022 Aug;61(2):354-358. doi: 10.20471/acc.2022.61.02.23. PMID: 36818922Free PMC Article
Chen YW, Tu JF, Shen WJ, Chen WY, Dong J
World J Gastroenterol 2020 Feb 28;26(8):877-882. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i8.877. PMID: 32148384Free PMC Article

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