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Long pedunculated colonic polyp with diverticulosis: case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  21837918     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Colonic muco-submucosal elongated polyp is a rare entity (0.39% in an endoscopic polypectomy series). It is an elongated drumstick-shaped lesion characterized by oedematous, loose connective tissue with a dense submucosal layer showing dilation of blood and lymphatic vessels. First described as a polypoid lesion associated with diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon, it was histologically characterized as a separate entity by Kelly in 1991. In that study, the author reported eight cases in which a red or brown mucosal protrusion or polyp were associated with diverticular disease, and described the syndrome as "polypoid prolapsing mucosal folds in diverticular disease". In 1994, Matake et al. described a new entity defined as colonic muco-submucosal elongated polyp. Herein, we describe another case in a 77-year-old woman with abdominal pain, followed by a review of the literature.
M R Ambrosio; B J Rocca; A Ginori; A Barone; M Onorati; S Lazzi
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pathologica     Volume:  103     ISSN:  0031-2983     ISO Abbreviation:  Pathologica     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401123     Medline TA:  Pathologica     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  8-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Siena, Italy.
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