Colon tumor
Inflammatory myoglandular polyp of colon

Topic Completed: 1 May 2012

Revised: 9 January 2019, last major update May 2012

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Definition / general
  • Mean age 53 years
  • Distal colon; rarely in ileum where it may cause intussusception
  • Associated with mucous diarrhea, tenesmus and hematochezia
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Two red sessile polyps

Gross description
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Spherical, sessile and lobulated polyp of the cecum

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Inflammatory granulation tissue in lamina propria, branching and dilated glands arising within proliferating smooth muscle (resembling Peutz-Jegher polyp)
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Inflammatory myoglandular polyp

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