6 A kidney or urinary tract infection, a bladder or kidney stone, a harmless growth like a bladder polyp
or rarely, a sign of cancer.
QFOUR years ago I had an operation for removal of a bladder polyp.
GD, West Bromwich A BLADDER polyps become increasingly common with age and may be benign or malignant.
Among four cases, misdiagnosed as gall bladder polyp, one patient had chronic cholecystitis with cholelithiasis, two had xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis and one had well differentiated adenocarcinoma histopathologically.
5%) >70 -- -- -- TOTAL 2(25%) 6(75%) 8(100%) TABLE VIII: SHOWING USG FINDINGS OF ALL PATIENTS UNDERGOING CHOLECYSTECTOMY GALL BLADDER DISEASE ULTRASONOGRAPHY DIAGNOSIS CHOLELITHIASIS WITH ACUTE CHOLECYSTITIS 17 CHOLELITHIASIS WITH CHRONIC CHOLECYSTITIS 144 GALL BLADDER POLYP 6 ACUTE ACALCULOUS 12 CHOLECYSTITIS CALCIFIED GALL BLADDER 1 GALL BLADDER MALIGNANCY 9 TOTAL 189 TABLE IX: HISTOPATHOLOGICAL RESULTS OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING CHOLECYSTECTOMY HISTOPATHOLOGY MALE FEMALE TOTAL ACUTE CHOLECYSTITIS WITH 7(3.
Most often this symptomless bleeding is due to a bladder polyp
, a small benign growth of the lining.
USG suggested dilated gall bladder with a gall bladder polyp
of size 2.
Prevalence and risk factors for gall bladder polyps
Bacterial infections can be treated with antibiotics, some bladder stones can be dissolved with special diets while others require surgical removal, along with benign bladder polyps
In human pathology, gall bladder polyps
are outgrowths of the gallbladder mucosal wall.