Tubular Adenomatous Polyp in a Colon Interposition: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Abraham Yacoub, Leslie Bank, Jagmohan S. Sidhu


Esophagectomy with colon interposition is a technique used for the replacement of a diseased esophagus. Since segments of the colon are used in this procedure, clinicians must be aware that a variety of pathologies can arise from colonic interposition. Therefore, patients who undergo this procedure and are due for a screening or surveillance colonoscopy must also get a screening or surveillance upper endoscopy to examine the interposed colon. We report a case of a 59-year-old male who had a history of Barrett’s esophagus with high grade dysplasia successfully treated with colon interposition. Upper endoscopy showed a tubular adenomatous polyp of the colonic segment.

J Med Cases. 2015;6(5):188-193
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc1990w


Colon interposition; Left colon; Colorectal cancer; Colon polyps

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