Filiform polyposis in a child with Crohn's disease

S. Balachandran, C. K. Hayden, L. E. Swischuk

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Filiform polyps were demonstrated radiographically in a seven year old child with granulomatous colitis. Most previous reports have been in adult subjects. These slender projections of colonic mucosa and submucosa have a characteristic radiographic appearance on barium enema. It is important to recognize the condition as being benign.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)171-173
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Radiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Balachandran, S., Hayden, C. K., & Swischuk, L. E. (1984). Filiform polyposis in a child with Crohn's disease. Pediatric Radiology, 14(3), 171-173.