Cite this page: Atheroemboli associated polyps of colon. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/colontumoratheroemboli.html. Accessed June 20th, 2018.
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