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Synonyms for polyp

a small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane

one of two forms that coelenterates take (e.g. a hydra or coral): usually sedentary with a hollow cylindrical body usually with a ring of tentacles around the mouth

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Pedunculated colonic polyps form the "Mexican hat sign.
The Company believes its resources are better employed in development and commercialization of colonic polyp detection solutions at this time.
Even more importantly, not only is this test good for non-invasively identifying patients who already have colorectal cancer, but it can accurately identify up to 82 percent of patients with advanced colonic polyps, which present the highest risk for developing into colorectal cancers several years later in life.
Mutations in the APC gene are detected in approximately 80% of families with FAP and the rest are detected using colonoscopy which shows numerous colonic polyps at a young age.
Use of anesthesia assistance didn't alter the rate of detection of colonic polyps or the rate of complications such as GI bleeding, perforation, and hospital /ED visits within 30 days.
He subsequently developed multiple rectal and colonic polyps, for which a total colectomy was performed.
Biopsy of colonic polyps revealed cystic dilatation of crypts with oedema of the lamina propria suggesting hamartomatous polyps.
For the given GI complaints of abdominal pain, discomfort, and bleeding PR for which colonoscopy was undertaken, significantly more colonic polyps (p < 0.
In 2005, Lewin et al (11) published a study of 6 benign Schwann cell tumors with spindled and epithelioid tumor cells that presented as small colonic polyps, which they called benign epithelioid peripheral nerve sheath tumors.
Additionally, iCAD is developing CAD solutions for use with virtual colonoscopy to improve the detection of colonic polyps, iCAD's systems are based on sophisticated algorithms that analyze the data, automatically identifying and marking suspicious regions in the images.
Of the 100 patients, 46 were found to have colonic polyps, and 37 of these had the identifying skin-tag markers.
FDA-Cleared CAD solution helps to detect colonic polyps
A 70 year old female patient, who underwent routine colonoscopy for high grade dysplastic colonic polyps, presented to our emergency department six hours after the procedure, complaining of "bubbling neck" and general abdominal discomfort.
It is conceivable that within the practice life of many of the readers of this column, we could be engineering the gastrointestinal microbiome to induce the regression of colonic polyps or to treat inflammatory bowel disease.