Complicated Cases in GI

Anthony Kalloo, MD; Jonathan M. Buscaglia, MD

Chapter 27: Sessile Serrated Adenomas:A Lesion Not To Be Missed (continued)

Michel Kafrouni, MD

A 55-year-old man was referred for a newly diagnosed profound anemia and an abnormal cardiac stress test. He was undergoing a preoperative evaluation for a tympanoplasty and mastoidectomy to treat a recently diagnosed right ear cholesteatoma that caused chronic suppurative otitis media when the anemia was discovered. Two years prior, he underwent a screening colonoscopy that revealed a small sessile polyp in the cecum (Figure 27-1A), and histological evaluation revealed fragments of a serrated adenoma (Figure 27-1B). The patient was asked to have a repeat colonos-copy, which was performed 3…