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

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 13 March 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Inflammatory polyp small bowel[TIAB]

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Inflammatory polyp. website. Accessed November 17th, 2019.
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
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