Table of ContentsDefinition / General | Case Reports | Clinical Images | Gross Description | Gross Images | Micro Description | Micro Images | Differential Diagnosis | Additional References
Cite this page: Inflammatory myoglandular polyp of colon. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/colontumorinflammatorymyoglandular.html. Accessed March 1st, 2017.
Definition / General
- Mean age 53 years
- Distal colon; rarely in ileum where it may cause intussusception
- Associated with mucous diarrhea, tenesmus and hematochezia
- Solitary, pedunculated, red with smooth surface (Endoscopy 2003;35:363)
- Inflammatory granulation tissue in lamina propria, branching and dilated glands arising within proliferating smooth muscle (resembling Peutz-Jegher polyp)