Surgical Pathology Criteria

Colonic Mucosubmucosal Elongated Polyp

Differential Diagnosis

Colonic Mucosubmucosal Elongated Polyp Inflammatory Polyp
Scant inflammation Prominent inflammation
Not associated with inflammatory  bowel disease Frequently associated with inflammatory bowel disease
Usually solitary and large Usually multiple and small

 

Colonic Mucosubmucosal Elongated Polyp Cloacogenic Polyp / Mucosal Prolapse
Scant inflammation Prominent inflammation associated with ulceration
Lacks crypt distortion and proliferation of muscularis mucosae Muscularis mucosae extends into lamina propria
Not reported in rectum/anus Usually occurs near anal verge

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