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WHO Classification of Tumours
Villous adenoma, NOS
Appendix


Definition

The neoplastic cells in villous adenomas line variably long simple or branching papillae that are more exuberant than the normal villi of the duodenal mucosa. Villous adenomas are more likely to have high grade dysplasia or an associated invasive carcinoma than tubular adenomas.