Colon tumor
Polyps
Inflammatory myoglandular polyp of colon

Author: Jela Bandovic, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 14 December 2016, 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
Case Reports
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Two red sessile polyps

Gross Description
Gross Images

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Spherical, sessile and lobulated polyp of the cecum

Micro 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

Differential Diagnosis
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