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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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JUVENILE POLYPS, JUVENILE POLYPOSIS COLI AND FAMILIAL JUVENILE POLYPOSIS
Juvenile Polyps: About seventy-five percent of children with polyps have Juvenile Polyps (JP), which is considered a benign condition.
The sporadic polyps sometimes resemble juvenile polyps with round contours and many cystic crypts separated by the ganglion and Schwann cells (Figure 4, A through C).
JPS involves juvenile polyps, mostly in the colon, that are histologically distinct, consisting of dilated cysts filled with mucin and lined by stromal cells.
Cowden syndrome is a rare disorder (occurring in about 1 in 200,000 live births) with characteristic juvenile polyps throughout the GI tract.
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