sessile polyp

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Noun1.sessile polyp - a relatively flat polyp
polyp, polypus - a small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane
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In our case, right hemicolectomy was performed due to a sessile polyp of the cecum with high grade dysplasia; GCC of the appendix was later diagnosed coincidentally.
Caption: Figure 1: Endoscopic photographs showing normal colonic mucosa (top left), abnormal polypoid mass (top right and bottom left), and sessile polyp (bottom right).
Caption: FIGURE 1: Colonoscopy shows a 10 mm sessile polyp with smooth edges (arrow) in the transverse colon.
We recently encountered a patient with a sessile polyp in the second portion of the duodenum that was successfully resected by endoscopic mucosal resection and diagnosed as adenocarcinoma in situ arising from the Brunner's gland.
Strobovideolaryngoscopy revealed the presence of a broad-based sessile polyp that was centered in the striking zone and which occupied more than one-third of the right musculomembranous vocal fold (figure 1).
A sessile polyp changed from 6 mm in endoscopic measurement using the side method as in Figure 3(a) to 5 mm in postpolypectomy measurement as in Figure 3(b).
A sessile polyp with ulceration was observed 8cm from the proximal resected margin measuring 5 x 4cm.
All patients had unilateral or sessile polyps, located on the edge and anterior to the middle part of the membranous true vocal fold.
Some flat gallbladder wall thickenings are represented in images as sessile polyps as well as wall thickenings.