pseudopolyp

pseudopolyp

 [soo″do-pol´ip]
a hypertrophied tab of mucous membrane resembling a polyp, but caused by ulceration surrounding intact mucosa.

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

pseudopolyp

/pseu·do·pol·yp/ (-pol´ip) a hypertrophied tab of mucous membrane resembling a polyp.

pseudopolyp

(so͞o′dō-pŏl′ĭp)
n.
A projecting mass of granulation tissue, such as the masses that may develop in ulcerative colitis.

pseudopolyp

[-pol′ip]
a projecting mass of granulation tissue that may develop in ulcerative colitis and become covered by regenerating epithelium.

pseudopolyp

An “island” of preserved colonic mucosa, surrounded by haemorrhagic ulcerated mucosa. Pseudopolyps are typical of ulcerative colitis, but may be seen in nonspecific inflammatory bowel disease, bacterial dysentery, amoebiasis due to Entamoeba histolytica and schistosomiasis.

pseudopolyp

An 'island' of preserved colonic mucosa, surrounded by an ulcerated 'sea' of hemorrhagic mucosa; pseudopolyps are typical of ulcerative colitis, but may be seen in IBD, bacterial dysentery, amebiasis due to.Entamoeba histolytica and schistosomiasis. Cf 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.

pseudopolyp

a hypertrophied tab of mucous membrane resembling a polyp, but caused by ulceration surrounding intact mucosa.
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This results in a pseudopolyp that can be immediately captured by forcefully closing the endoscopic snare.
Macroscopically, dormant colonic Dieulafoy lesion appears like a pseudopolyp at colonoscopy.
Other colonoscopic features include nodules, deformed segment of the colon, polypoid lesions or pseudopolyps, strictures, and less commonly, fibrous bands forming mucosal bridges (3).
We performed a total colonoscopy and intubation of the ileocecal valve that showed patchy deep ulcerations in the rectum with bleeding inflammatory pseudopolyps.
55) In cases of long-standing colitis, pseudopolyps can develop.
He reviewed the findings from carrageenan-treated animals, including loss of haustral folds, mucosal granularity, crypt abscesses, lymphocytic infiltration, capillary congestion, pseudopolyps, and strictures.
As the endometrium proliferates in the course of the menstrual cycle, pseudopolyps or asymmetric thickening may become evident.
Pseudopolyps and pseudomembranes may be appreciated, as well.
In the gut, BSC has been found in ischemic colitis, (25) in esophageal polyps, in the distal esophagus in patients with reflux esophagitis, in gastric ulcers, in pseudopolyps of inflammatory bowel disease, in granulation tissue near surgical anastomoses, and in anal fibroepithelial polyps.
Although a variety of clinical and pathologic features of GI tract histoplasmosis have been described in patients with predisposing factors, four pathologic patterns have been described: 1) no visible gross abnormalities but presence of infected macrophages in the lamina propria, 2) collection of infected macrophages presenting as pseudopolyps or plaques, 3) ulceration with tissue necrosis, and 4) localized inflammation leading to stricture formation.