adenomatous polyp


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ad·e·nom·a·tous pol·yp

a polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandular epithelium.

adenomatous polyp

Etymology: Gk, aden, gland, oma, tumor, polys, many, pous, foot
a tumor that develops in glandular tissue or epithelium. It is characterized by benign neoplastic changes in epithelium.

adenomatous polyp

A premalignant lesion arising in the gastrointestinal mucosa, which increases in frequency with age. 

Management
Polypectomy, follow-up every 3 years.

adenomatous polyp

GI disease A premalignant glandular tumor arising in the GI tract mucosa, which is more common in older persons Management Polypectomy, followup every 3 yrs

ad·e·nom·a·tous pol·yp

(ad'ĕ-nō'mă-tŭs pol'ip)
A polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandular epithelium.
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Histologic type Age (in years) Total of polyps 21-30 31-40 41-50 51-60 Endocervical polyp 3 5 5 13 Leiomyomatous polyp 2 1 3 Adenomatous polyp 1 1 Fibroepithelial polyp 2 2 Adeno leiomyomatous 1 1 polyp Nabothian cyst 1 1 2 Total 4 8 9 1 22
The trial included men aged >35 years having a colon adenomatous polyp removed within 6 months of the trial.
Another revision to the guidelines advises that colonoscopy should be the sole method for screening people with a first-degree relative who had colorectal cancer or an adenomatous polyp at age 60 years or younger or with two first-degree relatives who developed colorectal cancer at any age.
STUDY DESIGN AND VALIDITY This study used a Markov model to simulate the evolution of normal epithelium in the colon to an adenomatous polyp and progression to malignancy.
Only one was within reach of flexible sigmoidoscopy, and neither patient with a proximal cancer had at the same time a benign adenomatous polyp.