Case Report
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World J Gastrointest Endosc. Nov 25, 2015; 7(17): 1257-1261
Published online Nov 25, 2015. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v7.i17.1257
Duodenal polyposis secondary to portal hypertensive duodenopathy
Ananta Gurung, Philip E Jaffe, Xuchen Zhang
Ananta Gurung, Xuchen Zhang, Department of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, United States
Ananta Gurung, Department of Pathology, Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia V3L 3W7, Canada
Philip E Jaffe, Gastroenterology Center of Connecticut, Hamden, CT 06518, United States
Xuchen Zhang, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, VA CT Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, United States
Author contributions: Jaffe PE performed esophagogastroduodenoscopy; Gurung A and Zhang X performed histopathological examination; Gurung A wrote the initial draft of the manuscript; the final manuscript was reviewed and revised by Jaffe PE and Zhang X.
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Correspondence to: Xuchen Zhang, MD, PhD, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, VA CT Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516, United States.
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Received: April 28, 2015
Peer-review started: April 30, 2015
First decision: July 26, 2015
Revised: October 2, 2015
Accepted: October 16, 2015
Article in press: October 19, 2015
Published online: November 25, 2015
Core Tip

Core tip: Duodenal polyposis secondary to portal hypertensive duodenopathy (PHD) is rare. We report a case of PHD presenting as polyposis.