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A colon polyp is a small growth of excess
tissue on the inner surface of the intestine. Some polyps are attached to the
wall of the colon or rectum by a stalk or stem (pedunculated). Some have a
broad base with little or no stalk (sessile).
April 27, 2011
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Jerome B. Simon, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology
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