hyperplastic polyp

Hyperplastic polyp of the colon

What is a hyperplastic polyp? A hyperplastic polyp is a non-cancerous growth that can be found anywhere in the colon or rectum. It starts from glands on the inside surface of the colon and rectum. It is called a polyp because it usually sticks out from the surface of the tissue. Hyperplastic polyps are very …
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Hyperplastic polyp of the stomach

What is a hyperplastic polyp in the stomach? A hyperplastic polyp is a non-cancerous growth that develops from the tissue that lines the inside of the stomach. Most hyperplastic polyps in the stomach are associated with a condition called chronic gastritis or prolonged inflammation in the stomach. The most common causes of chronic gastritis are …
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