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Risk of Malignant Transformation in Colonic Adenomatous Polyps

Purpose:

To evaluate an adenomatous colonic polyp for risk factors of malignant transformation.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

K63.5

Description:

Some adenomatous polyps may progress to adenocarcinoma, while others may not. Certain features of a polyp may indicate an increased risk for malignant transformation.

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