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polyp/pol·yp/ (pol´ip) any growth or mass protruding from a mucous membrane.
polypAn elevated 'tumor' mass, which is usually epithelial, and often neoplastic; polyps are common in the colon, ♀ genital tract, nasopharynx, stomach See Bladder polyp, Cervical polyp, Colon polyp, Hairy polyp, Inflammatory polyp, Inflammatory fibroid polyp, Juvenile polyp, Pseudopolyp, Retention polyp.
polyp(pol'ip) [Gr. polypous, many-footed, octopus, nasal tumor]
Hopmann polypSee: Hopmann, Carl Melchior
Nasal polyps are the most commonly identified nonmalignant tumor of the nasal passages. They are more commonly identified in men than in women.
The most common symptom of nasal polyposis is obstruction to the flow of air into and out of the nasal passages.
Steroid nasal sprays may improve airflow through the nasal passages. Surgical removal of polyps may occasionally be necessary when medical treatment is unsuccessful.
retention polypJuvenile polyp.
polypAny growth or mass of tissue projecting, usually on a stalk, from a surface, especially a mucous membrane. Polyps commonly occur on the lining of the nose, the LARYNX, the intestine and the cervix of the womb. Most polyps are BENIGN but some become MALIGNANT. Surgical removal is generally easy.
polypthe asexually reproducing, normally sedentary form of COELENTERATES such as the sea anemone (see MEDUSA). In the class Anthozoa the polyp stage is the dominant part of the life history, but in the Scyphozoa (jellyfish) it is often absent.
Patient discussion about polyp
Q. Blood in stools before and after polyp removel, Avms of the deodenel loop, inside hems, and 3cin tubuo adenoma Hi, On Nov of 06 I had a colonoscopy done and they didnt find any thing that could be mking me bleed and go to the rest room often. Then in Nov of 07 did a EDg and found I have AVMs of the deodenel loop.She Burned them and I didnt have any more bleeding till June of thei yr.On 6/6/08 i had another EDg done she burned more AVMs and on Mon I started bleeding again. This time she did a colonoscopy and found I had inside hems and a 3cin tubuolvillous adenoma inflamed.She cut, burned, and took it out in peices.She saye she will go back in Nov of this yr and look again. Two weeks after I had this done I had started to bleed again and had bad such bad pain in my hip I had to hold on to walk. that same day i started to bleed again. I bled out big clots and a bowl full of blood! A few days later the pain went away but was still bleeding ever time I had bowl movement!I can bleed up to 4 days at a times sometimes. I have been taking HC supp. and it seems to have stoped the bleeding and pain!