FAP Polyps - Endoscopic

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Title: FAP Polyps - Endoscopic
Description: Many polyps protrude from the inner lining of the colon.

Familial adenomatous polyposis is characterized by multiple (>100) adenomatous polyps in the colon and rectum developing after the first decade of life, as shown here during an endoscopy procedure.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Photo (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Miguel Rodriguez-Bigas, MD, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center (Photographer)
AV Number: CDR772344
Date Created: May 21, 2015
Date Added: June 8, 2015
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.