Colonic polyp

Colonic polyp

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Credit: DAVID M. MARTIN, MD/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Colonic polyp. Colonoscope (endoscope) view of a benign (non-cancerous) polyp in a 79 year-old woman's colon (large intestine). This is a tubulovillous adenoma, a tumour arising from the epithelial tissue lining an organ. Unlike more common polyps, which are attached on a stalk, this type (tubulovillous) forms a small upright tube. If the polyp causes discomfort, for instance by obstructing the flow of food along the intestine, it is removed surgically. Some types of polyp may turn cancerous, and are removed as soon as they are discovered.

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