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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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.
Microlaryngoscopy under general anesthesia revealed that the pedunculated polyp had originated in the inferomedial surface of the middle third of the left vocal fold (figure 1).
Also, the determination of when to remove pedunculated polyps less than 2cm in size endoscopically rather than surgically is a measurable standard.