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

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PubMed Search: Inflammatory polyp small bowel[TIAB]

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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