Original Publication Date: 1 August, 2014
Publication / Source: Colorectal Cancer
Authors: John I Young, Jody E Hooper MD, Kim C Lu, Daniel O Herzig, Vassiliki L Tsikitis
Serrated polyposis syndrome, also called hyperplastic polyposis, is a condition characterized by numerous neoplastic polyps throughout the colon and rectum. The polyps possess a distinct serrated morphology. The term serrated refers to the ‘saw-tooth’ pattern formed by epithelial cells in the colonic crypts on standard histologic preparations.