Chapter 21. What is Dysplasia?

  1. Derek P. Jewell,
  2. Neil J. Mortensen,
  3. A. Hillary Steinhart,
  4. John H. Pemberton and
  5. Bryan F. Warren
  1. Karel Geboes

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753170.ch21

Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition

Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition

How to Cite

Geboes, K. (2006) What is Dysplasia?, in Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition (eds D. P. Jewell, N. J. Mortensen, A. H. Steinhart, J. H. Pemberton and B. F. Warren), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753170.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122344

Online ISBN: 9780470753170

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Keywords:

  • dysplasia;
  • ulcerative colitis;
  • colorectal cancer;
  • carcinoma;
  • epithelial hyperplasia

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition of dysplasia

  • Precursor lesions and carcinogenesis

  • Molecular mechanism underlying IBD-related carcinogenesis

  • Diagnosis of dysplasia in IBD

  • Ancillary techniques and the diagnosis of dysplasia in IBD

  • Differential diagnosis

  • Natural history

  • Conclusion