inflammatory polyp

pseu·do·pol·yp

(sū'dō-pol'ip),
A projecting mass of granulation tissue, large numbers of which may develop in ulcerative colitis; may become covered by regenerating epithelium.
Synonym(s): inflammatory polyp

inflammatory polyp

ENT 'Allergic polyp' A non-neoplastic, reactive, recurrent, often bilateral, 'tumor' formed in response to infection, allergy, mucoviscidosis GI disease Postinflammatory polyposis, 'pseudopolyposis' Any of a number of often bizarre polyps and/or bridges of mucosa, which when single may mimic malignancy, and when multiple, mimic a polyposis syndrome; IPs may arise in a background of inflammatory bowel disease–Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, amebic colitis, bacterial dysentery, and chronic schistosomiasis, and are benign, nonspecific sequelae of inflammation of the intestinal mucosa Clinical IPs are rarely symptomatic, but pain, obstruction, and if large, intussusception may occur. Cf Inflammatory fibroid polyp.
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The histopathological examination revealed inflammatory polyp.
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In our patient, the clinical picture and the absence of congenital masses during the early observations and on ultrasonography suggested an inflammatory polyp.
Presently there were no definite histological criterion for differentiation of allergic from inflammatory polyp but tissue eosinophil count with goblet cells, allergic mucin with edema and Seromucinous glands are suggestive of allergy.
For bronchial inflammatory polyp (fibroepithelial polyp), see comments in the section discussing papillomas.
Histopathology confirmed that the lesion was an inflammatory polyp.
Histologic analysis confirmed that the mass was an inflammatory polyp.
The differential diagnosis included an inflammatory polyp or a malignant growth.
Pathologic examination identified the lesion as an inflammatory polyp.

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