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What is a sessile polyp, and are they as dangerous as other kinds of polyps?
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Maybe
Sessile polyps are flat and broadbased versus a pedunculated polyp that has a narrow stalk.
Both have the potential to harbor a malignancy or be pre malignant.

In brief: Maybe
Sessile polyps are flat and broadbased versus a pedunculated polyp that has a narrow stalk.
Both have the potential to harbor a malignancy or be pre malignant.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Olaf Johansen
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: Possibly
They can more easily be missed and are harder to remove though the most important thing is the findings of the polyp type which is determined by the pathologist by looking at the biopsy under the microscope.

In brief: Possibly
They can more easily be missed and are harder to remove though the most important thing is the findings of the polyp type which is determined by the pathologist by looking at the biopsy under the microscope.
Dr. Olaf Johansen
Dr. Olaf Johansen
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