A 33-year-old male asked:
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my mom s gyn. removed a 6mm uterus polyp. the uterus and ovaris normal. he sent polyp for pathology. gyn view was that polyp is benign. shall we wait?

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Dr. Amy Deeken
19 years experience Pathology
Wait for the report: The gyne sent the polyp to be analyzed by a pathologist to rule out cancer. The clinical impression at the time of surgery is very often right, but would wait for the final pathology report to make sure there is no microscopic abnormality.
Answered on Oct 25, 2013

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