Abstract

A STUDY OF SPECTRUM OF HISTOPATHOLOGICAL LESIONS IN COLON IN A TERTIARY CARE CENTRE IN SOUTH KARNATAKA

Author(s): Mary Raju

Histopathological study of colonoscopic biopsies is a well-established and cost-effective diagnostic test for evaluation of colonic lesions. It also contributes significantly to the pre-operate investigation of patients with colonic lesions .The main objective of the study is to scrutinize all colonoscopy biopsies and to study the Histopathology of colonic lesions and the spectrum of various colonic lesions and their prevalence in patients presenting to tertiary care hospital in South Karnataka. A total of 150 colonoscopic biopsies was studied in a 2-year period in the Department of Pathology, K. S. Hedge Medical Academy.