Small intestine & ampulla

Benign tumors / tumor-like conditions

Inflammatory polyp

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Minor changes: 19 November 2020

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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 December 8th, 2021.
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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