Rectal Polyp with Osseous Metaplasia: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Document Type : Case Report


Department of Gastroenterology, Government Medical College and Super Specialty Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India


An osseous metaplasia in colonic tissue is extremely rare. The current report presents a case of osseous metaplasia in a hamartomatous
rectal polyp in a four-year-old boy, who presented with intermittent rectal bleeding. Though this condition has minimum
adverse effects on the prognosis of the patient, awareness of this rare histological variant is of utmost importance.