cholesterol polyps

cholesterol polyps

Bosellated (bumpy) polyp-like nodules that deform the gallbladder mucosa, which are covered by epithelium and filled with cholesterol-laden macrophages.
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Cholesterol polyps are the most common type of all GBPs.
In our opinion, the high incidence of cholesterol polyps among all the types of polyps supports this theory.
Most GBPs are benign nonneoplastic lesions, of which cholesterol polyps represent the most common type with a ratio of 60%-90% (2).
Thirteen (16%) cholesterol polyps with a diameter of 3.
In our series, cholesterol polyps were smaller than 10 mm but were not the most common lesion.
So even there was no malignant potential, just because of having symptoms, surgery was preferred easily for the patients having cholesterolosis or cholesterol polyps.
The routine use of endoscopic EUS is recommended, because distinguishing signs for cholesterol polyps are possible with EUS (27).
3) Cholesterol polyps and cholesterolosis may infrequently occur together.
Gallbladder cholesterol polyps and cholesterolosis.
The histology of the operative specimen revealed cholesterol polyps in the distal CBD associated with a juxta-papillary duodenal diverticulum (Figure 2).
Cholesterol polyps in the bilary system are most commonly found within the gallbladder (6).
Obstructive jaundice caused by a cholesterol polyp of the gallbladder: report of a case.

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