adenomatous polyp


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Noun1.adenomatous polyp - a polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandular epithelium; "adenomatous polyps are visible protrusions that can develop on the mucosal surface of the colon or rectum"
polyp, polypus - a small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane
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average risk of developing colorectal cancer (no personal history of adenomatous polyps, of colorectal cancer, or inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis; no family history of colorectal cancers or an adenomatous polyp, familial adenomatous polyposis, or hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer).
He presented with rectal bleeding at 14 years of age and a pedunculated adenomatous polyp was identified on colonoscopy and removed.
A small adenomatous polyp causing obstruction was found near the mouth of the appendix and confirmed on subsequent histopathology.
Furthermore, there is some evidence to suggest that cancers of the small and large bowel both arise from adenomatous polyp precursor lesions, suggesting the adenoma-carcinoma sequence is relevant to both sites.
For example, it takes an average of estimated 15 to 20 years for a small adenomatous polyp to become malignant.
But in some people, the doctor first finds a kind of benign tumor called an adenomatous polyp.
Of those surveyed who collect QI data, majorities cited scope withdrawal time (62%) and rate of adenomatous polyp detection (52%) as indicators they capture most frequently.
Both men and women aged 30 years and older with at least one prior colorectal adenomatous polyp removed by polypectomy within the past 5 months are eligible.
The two main types of polyps are the adenomatous polyp and the hyperplastic polyp.
Another revision to the guidelines advises that colonoscopy should be the sole method for screening people with a first-degree relative who had colorectal cancer or an adenomatous polyp at age 60 years or younger or with two first-degree relatives who developed colorectal cancer at any age.
The tumor was diagnosed as prostatic adenomatous polyp with foci of high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia.
Colorectal cancer takes years to develop and frequently starts with an adenomatous polyp that transforms over many years into cancer.