colonic polyp


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POLYPS: Polyps in the colon, seen endoscopically

colonic polyp

An abnormal tissue growth within the lumen of the colon. It may be benign or malignant. See: illustration
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Autoamputation of benign and malignant colonic polyps: Report of two cases.
Hafner, "Exploring deep learning and transfer learning for colonic polyp classification," Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, vol.
Pedunculated colonic polyps form the "Mexican hat sign." These polyps possess discrete stalks and occasionally can be observed "en face" hanging from the nondependent wall of the colon on double contrast barium enemas.
Key words: Colonoscopy, children, colonic polyps, colitis.
Almost all cases of colorectal cancer -- also commonly referred to as colon cancer -- begin with the development of benign colonic polyps. These polyps, for reasons still unknown, often turn into cancer, yet they rarely produce noticeable symptoms.
Objective: To analyse morphological types, location in the large bowel and demographic characteristics of colonic polyps.
Nseir, "Advanced hepatic fibrosis in fatty liver disease linked to hyperplastic colonic polyp," Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol.
Ulcerative colitis and colonic polyp was reported in 2 (3.33%) cases each.
Caption: Various ways of sectioning a colonic polyp. Reprinted from Lane and Lev2 with permission from the American Cancer Society and Wiley.
A staging CT scan of chest, abdomen and pelvis was arranged as part of pre-operative staging protocol and this demonstrated a large 3.3 x 4.3 x 3.4cm heterogeneous enhancing colonic polyp, which predominately enhanced with fatty attenuation (Figure 2).