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URBANA ATLAS OF PATHOLOGY

Image Number 95 - Small intestine, hamartomatous polyp

A hamartoma is a non-neoplastic mass of indigenous tissue. A choriostoma is an ectopically placed non-neoplastic mass of normal tissue. Notice that this histological section of a polyp is of normal small bowel tissue. It is not obvious that this is a polyp without seeing the gross specimen.

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