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Sessile Polyp In Descending Colon
6mm attached sessile polyp ( in descending colon),2-5mm rectum,diminutive polyps.haven't gotten my results back yet from 7/2 should I be concerened?
Had removed sessile polyp descending colon,reported to have vegetable matter,what bdoes this mean,thank you?
My husband is 79 1/2 years old and have mass polyp on his descending colon. The doctor want to remove part of his colon , is emr another option ?
Flat polyps: Sessile refers to the morphology of the polyp rather than the polyp type. Sessile polyps are more flat than peduculated polyps, which grow from a stalk. Once removed, the polyp is sent to pathology to determine the polyp type (hyperplastic, adenoma, cancer, etc). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My wife had a colonoscopy and they found a 3cm sessile polyp in the transverse colon @ 60 cm. The polyp was removed in a piece meal fashion. What does that mean?
Morselated or: Piecemeal means not intact -- one likes to see margin, whether the polyp has typical or frank cancer cells in the stalk base. Loop/snare removal may "perforate" bowel integrity but that is preferred. Many times this is reason for open/robotic directed colectomy. Discuss plans for follow up with you GI doc. Ask about pathology report. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No ...: ... On the contrary. The smaller the polyp, the less likely it is to be "cancerous". Sessile just means flat (harder to find) versus pedunculated (mushroom-shaped). The precancerous type of polyps are adenomatous and serrated polyps (documented on pathology). Hyperplastic polyps in general are almost always benign and never turn into cancer. ...Read more
Doc found one sessile polyp (half inch) on my sigmoid colon that he couldn't remove. Is the polyp precancerous or more dangerous than others?
Had a sessile serrated polyp in acending colon 2 years ago removed at 27 years old, if I fixed my chronic constipation could I decrease CA chance?
Why could my doc not easily remove a 1/2 inch sessile polyp on the sigmoid colon? What type of doc can do it?
Sessile = flat: Sessile polyps are flat, which makes it very difficult (but not impossible) to remove. However, they can usually be biopsied to determine if (pre)cancerous or not. This is where the gastroenterologist comes in handy. Realistically, it comes down to experience as newly minted docs may not have skills of seasoned ones. But in general, gastroenterologist is specialist to go to for colonoscopy. ...Read more
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