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Table 2 Digital chromoendoscopy characteristics of diminutive colonic polyps [22]

From: High-definition endoscopy with digital chromoendoscopy for histologic prediction of distal colorectal polyps

  Hyperplasia Adenoma
Mucosal pattern No definite pits; circular or dotted pits Oval, tubular, or elongated pits
Vascular pattern No visualized vessels or exiguous thin superficial vessels Short, thick vessels with distinct vascular density surrounding pits; overall increased vascular contrast compared to adjacent normal mucosa