Colon tumor
Lymphoid polyp

Author: Shilpa Jain, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 16 December 2016, last major update August 2011

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PubMed Search: Lymphoid [title] polyp colon

Cite this page: Lymphoid polyp. website. Accessed April 27th, 2018.
Clinical features
Case reports
  • Excision
  • Chemotherapy for lymphoma has been useful
Gross description
  • Soft, superficial polyp covered by intact, smooth, gray mucosa
  • Single or multiple
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Mucosal or submucosal lymphoid follicles with germinal centers that may distort muscularis mucosa or involve muscularis propria
Microscopic (histologic) images

Images hosted on other servers:

Lymphoid follicles
bowel wall

Reactive germinal center

in a case with
previous colon and
gastric carcinoma

Differential diagnosis