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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 78

Osseous Metaplasia in Rectal Polyp: A Case Report with Review of Probable Pathogenesis


1 Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
2 Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

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Dr. Azar Naimi
Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan
Iran
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DOI: 10.4103/abr.abr_169_16

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Heterotopic bone formation is a rare event in gastrointestinal lesions, especially in the pediatric population. Osseous metaplasia is exceedingly rare in colonic polyps. We present a case of rectal juvenile polyp with stromal osseous metaplasia in a 10-year-old male child. This histologic finding is very rare in children with colorectal polyps.


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