* 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.
and polyposis of colon and rectum.
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.