[FIGURE 2 OMITTED] [FIGURE 3 OMITTED] Mucoceles can be divided into 3 categories: (1) retention mucocele with normal/hyperplastic appendiceal mucosa; (2) mucinous cystadenoma with neoplastic epithelium similar to that seen in villous adenomas and adenomatous polyps; and (3) mucinous cystadenocarcinoma with neoplastic epithelium similar to that seen in adenocarcinoma of the colon.
What does VA stand for?
VA stands for Villous Adenoma
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In addition, data reported since 2006 support a 3-year surveillance interval for patients with one or more villous adenomas.
In the 1960s and 1970s, doubts began to surface about the malignant nature of these seemingly noninvasive tumors, and they were reclassified as mucinous cystadenomas or villous adenomas of the appendix, in keeping with the nomenclature for colorectal adenomatous polyps.
Tumors -- Colon cancer, endocrine tumors, intestinal lymphoma, cancer of the thyroid, pancreatic cancer, villous adenoma.
pylori gastritis was 9% in patients without polyps, 11% in patients with hyperplastic polyps, 12% in patients with adenoma, 14% in patients with advanced adenoma, 15% in patients with villous adenoma or polyps with high-grade dysplasia, and 18% in patients with colonic adenocarcinoma.
From a pathologist's point of view, it is now widely recognized that some types of hyperplastic/serrated polyps represent neoplastic precursor lesions that do not possess conventional morphologic features of dysplasia, characteristic of sporadic tubular or villous adenomas.
Preexisting Villous Adenoma in Colorectal Adenocarcinoma Predicts the Status of KRAS Mutation in Targeted Therapy.