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Doctor insights on: Adenomatous Polyp

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Polyp (Definition)

A polyp may occur anyplace on the body, but is most commonly seen in the colon when a colonscopy exam is done. It is a bump or protrusion from the lining of the GI tract and colon, which can can be benign or turn ...Read more


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Do all adenomatous polyps have signs of dysplasia?

Do all adenomatous polyps have signs of dysplasia?

No always: These should be removed and not left in place but not all adenomatious ployps have signs dysplasia. ...Read more

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How can I prevent adenomatous polyps if family history?

How can I prevent adenomatous polyps if family history?

High fiber diet: And getting regular colonoscopies. Some data suggest nsaid's can reduce the incidence but that does not preclude getting regular colonoscopies. ...Read more

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Adenomatous polyp with atypia means..?Just got report from colonoscopy report.no need to worry? Let me knw sir

Adenomatous polyp with atypia means..?Just got report from colonoscopy report.no need to worry? Let me knw sir

There are some: missing pieces of information that may be helpful. Size and location of polyp? Tubular or villous (a specific type of growth pattern the pathologist notes). Atypia designates that there may have been some dysplasia, a pre-cancerous type of change. As long as the polyp has been completely removed, no need to worry now. Colonoscopy should be repeated in future based on factors above. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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What is the difference between colonic polyps and adenomatous polyps?

What is the difference between colonic polyps and adenomatous polyps?

Interchangable terms: Colon polyps is a more general term referring to location (the colon). You can have polyps anywhere in the GI tract. An adenoma refers to a specific type of cell type. Specifically, glandular tissue. Importantly, adenomatous polyps have the possibility of progressing to a cancer, and can be thought of as precancerous removing the entire polyp can go a long way to decreasing progression to cancer. ...Read more

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I have adenomatous tissue in common bile duct , is that same as the adenomatous polyps or is it just the beginning stage, I am an fap patient as well?

It could be: Fap patients can develop adenomas and then adenocarcinomas of the bile duct, ampulla of vater or duodenum. It is important to remove it at the adenoma stage before it becomes malignant. ...Read more

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I have an adenomatous polyp on the valve between the large and small intestines in a fold. Biopsy showed not cancer. What is the best way to remove it?

Excesion: Excision and complete removal of the adenomatous tissue is considered the treatment of choice. There are several techniques for polyp removal; biopsy forceps, snare excision, fulguration and piecemeal excision of large polyps. The procedure depends of the location, surgery, laparotomy, Laparoscopy, sigmoidoscopy. The use of NSAD has been shown to significantly reduce the size and number . ...Read more

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Dr. Murthy Andavolu
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Adenoma (Definition)

Adenoma is a term for a harmless tumor of gland tissue, including glands found in the intestines, kidney, ...Read more