colonoscopy

Hyperplastic polyp

This article was last reviewed on May 30, 2019 by Shaheed Hakim, MD FRCPC Quick facts: A hyperplastic polyp is a non-cancerous growth in the colon. Hyperplastic polyps are very common and they can occur anywhere in the colon. Most are found during a procedure called a colonoscopy. The normal colon The colon is a …
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Sessile serrated polyp

This article was last reviewed and updated on May 17, 2018 by David Driman, MBChB FRCPC Quick facts: A sessile serrated polyp is a non-cancerous growth that develops from the cells that line the inside of the colon. It is also called a sessile serrated adenoma. All sessile serrated polyps are associated with an increased …
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Sessile serrated adenoma

This article was last reviewed and updated on May 17, 2018 by David Driman, MBChB FRCPC Quick facts: A sessile serrated adenoma is a non-cancerous growth that develops from the cells that line the inside of the colon. Sessile serrated adenoma is a type of polyp. Another name for sessile serrated adenoma is sessile serrated polyp. All …
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Villous adenoma

This article was last reviewed and updated on May 15, 2019 by Ipshita Kak, MD FRCPC Quick facts: A villous adenoma is a non-cancerous growth that develops from the cells that line the inside of the colon. Villous adenomas are a common type of polyp in the colon. Large villous adenomas and those with high grade dysplasia …
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