Original Article
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World J Gastroenterol. Aug 28, 2012; 18(32): 4308-4316
Published online Aug 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i32.4308
Figure 1
Figure 1 Type II pit patterns and subclassification of surface architectures of serrated lesions of the colon and rectum. A: Conventional type II pit pattern. Regular array of star-shaped, uniform pits with serrated architecture; B: Type II-Open pit pattern. Star-shaped pits similar to conventional type II pits, but with dilated openings of the glandular crypts; C: Type II-Long pit pattern. Similar to type II pits, but elongated without dilation; D: Type IV-Serrated pit pattern. Also called “pine cone-shaped.” Villiform with a serrated architecture; E-I: Mixture of example pit patterns (E: Type II with IV-S; F: Type II-L with IV-S; G: Type II-O with II-L; H: Type II-O with IV-S; I: Type IV-S with II-L).