No association between pseudopolyps and colorectal neoplasia in IBD patients
In a retrospective analysis of data from two 2 large independent surveillance cohorts, post-inflammatory polyps (PIPs), also known as pseudopolyps, were associated with greater severity and extent of colon inflammation and higher rates of colectomy, but were not associated with development of any degree of colorectal neoplasia. However, the study has cautioned that intervals for surveillance should not be shortened solely based on the presence of pseudopolyps. The study is published online Dec. 7, 2018
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