pedunculated polyp


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pe·dun·cu·lat·ed pol·yp

any form of polyp that is attached to the base tissue by means of a slender stalk.
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Normal colonic N/A mucosa with no evidence of inflammation or ulceration S1 Colonic adenocarcinoma 2/3 extending into the muscularis propria S2 Chronic radiation-induced N/A change in the rectal mucosa S3 Benign squamous epithelium N/A with underlying fibrous stroma containing mildly ecstatic vessels S4 Pedunculated polyp.
When pedunculated polyps are measured, the diameter of the head should be measured.
Indirect mirror laryngoscopy together with rigid and fiberoptic laryngoscopy showed a huge, yellow, pedunculated polyp that obscured the vocal folds.
Vocal nodules and pedunculated polyps are excised using the biopsy forceps.
Pedunculated polyps permit radical removal while excision of sessile polyps with broad base of attachment to the underlying tissue is sometimes followed by recurrence due to spillage of endospores onto the adjacent raw mucosa.
11,12) These lesions are often sessile and wide-based but also pedunculated polyps have been observed.
It generally presents as swollen, pink or red sessile or pedunculated polyps in one or both nostrils and conjunctiva.
Grossly, a segment of intestine was received showing two pedunculated polyps, largest measuring 4cm.