Small bowel (small intestine)
Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions
Inflammatory polyp

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 19 February 2018, last major update August 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Inflammatory polyp small bowel[TIAB]

Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Inflammatory polyp. website. Accessed October 15th, 2018.
Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Solitary small polyps of inflamed regenerating mucosa in a fibroblastic or granulation tissue stroma
  • No / few mitotic figures, no atypical mitotic figures, often zonation
  • May have bizarre stromal changes resembling sarcoma