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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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To investigate the possible correlation between polyps and chronic endometritis, Cicinelli and colleagues compared the endometrial biopsies of 240 women with AUB and hysteroscopically and histologically diagnosed endometrial polyps with 240 women with AUB and no polyp seen on hysteroscopy.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 27, 2019-FDA approves treatment for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps
South San Francisco, CA -- June 2, 2019 -- Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced positive topline data from two Phase III multicenter studies evaluating Xolair[R] (omalizumab) for the treatment of adults with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP) who have not adequately responded to intranasal corticosteroids.
Information about patients' age, gender and polyp location, size, number, histological classification and gastric mucosal changes were obtained from endoscopic and pathological reports.
Colorectal serrated polyps are histologically characteristic for a serrated or "sawtoothlike" appearance of the crypt epithelium4, they are classified by the World Health Organization (WHO) into three distinct subtypes: Hyperplastic polyp (HP), sessile serrated adenoma/polyp (SSA/P) with or without cytological dysplasia, and traditional serrated adenoma (TSA).5 Unlike adenomas derived from the "adenoma-carcinoma sequence", not all serrated lesions are linked to colorectal cancer.
Despite their rarity, the clinical value of these polyps stems from the potential of progression to adenocarcinoma (2).
In the pediatric population, the most common symptoms of an antrochoanal polyp are nasal obstruction and discharge.
At one-week intervals, we used a fluorescence microscope (Optiphot, with EFDA2 and DXM1200F, Nikon, Tokyo) to examine each non-symbiotic strain polyp for a determination of whether symbiotic chlorococci were transmitted into the polyp.
A choanal polyp (CP) is a solitary benign tissue mass usually originating from the nasal cavity and the paranasal sinuses and extending toward the choana.
Upon colonoscopy, a 2 cm pedunculated polyp was identified in the transverse colon.
The inclusion criterion was patients with vocal fold polyp that had both vivid stroboscopic and voice recordings.
You take your cat to your veterinarian and find out that he has a residual problem from those early infections--a nasopharyngeal polyp! Now your cat is facing surgery.
In her paranasal sinus tomography scan, both maxillary sinuses were observed to have a soft-tissue density consistent with a retention cyst and choanal polyp extending from the choana to the nasopharynx (Figure 1c, 1d).
Figure 5 shows the distribution of the risk of the polyps by different polyp sizes from which it can be concluded that the proportion of high-risk polyps is consistent and clinically relevant with the polyp size.
Chaussade, "Portal hypertensive duodenal polyp: a case report," World Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.