Colon tumor
Diverticular polyp of colon

Topic Completed: 1 August 2011

Minor changes: 11 June 2019

Copyright: 2003-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Diverticular [title] polyp colon

Shilpa Jain, M.D.
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Cite this page: Jain S. Diverticular polyp of colon. website. Accessed May 28th, 2020.
Clinical features
Gross description
  • Redundant or polypoid mucosal folds, ranges from 0.5 to 3cm
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Mucosal hemorrhage and congestion, hemosiderin deposition and epithelial hyperplasia with dilated and serrated crypts and bizarre nuclei in stroma, mucosal edema and fibromuscular replacement of lamina propria with thickened and splayed muscularis mucosa
  • No dysplastic changes
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