Cite this page: Jain S. Atheroemboli associated polyps of colon. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/colontumoratheroemboli.html. Accessed April 22nd, 2019.
Definition / general
- May be associated with rectal bleeding (Am J Surg Pathol 1991;15:1078)
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Edematous submucosa with superficial ulceration and atheroemboli in arterioles of submucosal polyps which may contain cholesterol clefts