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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* Inflammatory polyp, likely offender in a young cat with one ear involved
B, Inflammatory polyp. At low power, a central polypoid epithelial proliferation surrounded on both sides by ulcerated duodenal mucosa (pseudopolyp).
The excised mass was diagnosed as an inflammatory polyp based on histopathological examination.
The result of the histopathological examination was reported as inflammatory polyp. Written informed consent was obtained from the patient.
REAH can be misdiagnosed as an inflammatory polyp because of its morphological and clinical similarities.
Other GI manifestations of NF-1 in patients listed in Table 1 included one or multiple small-bowel GISTs (two patients), duodenal somatostatinoma (one patient), duodenal hyperplastic-inflammatory polyp (one patient), interstitial cell of Cajal hyperplasia (one patient), cecal inflammatory polyp (one patient), and angiomatous colonic polyp (one patient).
We reclassified 1 mucosal prolapse, 1 hyperplastic polyp, and 1 inflammatory polyp, as leiomyoma, sessile serrated adenoma, and tubular adenoma, respectively.
The histopathological examination revealed inflammatory polyp. The vocal cords were mobile and approximating well, therefore decannulation of tracheostomy was done.
The inflammatory polyp in the right ear resolved with silver nitrate cautery.
Chronicity may be suggested by sentinel pile at the distal fissure margin, heaped-up fissure edges, visible sphincter fibers at fissure base, or an inflammatory polyp at the inner fissure margin.
In our patient, the clinical picture and the absence of congenital masses during the early observations and on ultrasonography suggested an inflammatory polyp. On the other hand, the nasal trauma and the history of bleeding in a premature newborn, combined with findings of a unilateral nasal mass and evidence of a nasal vault defect on CT, strengthened the theory that the mass represented a large basal transcribriform meningoencephalocele.

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