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World J Clin Oncol. Apr 24, 2023; 14(4): 171-178
Published online Apr 24, 2023. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v14.i4.171
Current progress on the endoscopic features of colorectal sessile serrated lesions
Rui-Gang Wang, Lai Wei, Bo Jiang
Rui-Gang Wang, Bo Jiang, Department of Gastroenterology, Beijing Tsinghua Changgung Hospital, School of Clinical Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing 102218, China
Lai Wei, Department of Digestive Medicine, Beijing Tsinghua Changgung Hospital, School of Clinical Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing 102218, China
Author contributions: Wang RG reviewed the literature, wrote and revised the review; Wei L guided the literature search and review writing; Jiang B guided the topic selection, reviewed and suggested revisions.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors declare that there is no conflict-of-interest.
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Corresponding author: Bo Jiang, MD, Director, Department of Gastroenterology, Beijing Tsinghua Changgung Hospital, School of Clinical Medicine, Tsinghua University, No. 168 Litang Road, Changping District, Beijing 102218, China. jba00920@btch.edu.cn
Received: February 13, 2023
Peer-review started: February 13, 2023
First decision: March 28, 2023
Revised: April 6, 2023
Accepted: April 13, 2023
Article in press: April 13, 2023
Published online: April 24, 2023
Core Tip

Core Tip: Because of its unique endoscopic patterns and behavior, sessile serrated lesions (SSLs) are easily missing during colonoscopy. SSL is a critical cause of interval colorectal cancer, so it is necessary to summarize the endoscopic features of the sessile serrated lesion to help endoscopists make a better identification and diagnosis.