sessile polyp

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a relatively flat polyp

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Advanced age, male gender, associated gallstones, solitary and sessile polyps, rapid growth, and presence of various medical conditions such as diabetes mellitus and primary sclerosing cholangitis have been demonstrated as risk factors of neoplastic or malignant GBPs (1,9,16,19-21).
The endoscopic evaluation revealed multiple sessile polyps in the stomach, small bowel, and colon and rectum (Figures 5, 6, and 7).
Pedunculated polyps permit radical removal while excision of sessile polyps with broad base of attachment to the underlying tissue is sometimes followed by recurrence due to spillage of endospores onto the adjacent raw mucosa.
Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and colonoscopy revealed multiple, sessile polyps of varying sizes distributed throughout the stomach, duodenum, colon and rectum without any polyps in the oesophagus.
The results are in contrast to studies finding that hypertension, polyp location, and sessile polyps were risk factors for delayed bleeding, wrote Dr.