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anal polyps

Wednesday 14 June 2017

Anal polyps are a relatively rare and neglected part of pathology practice. Similar to other parts of the gastrointestinal tract, anal polyps are predominantly epithelial in origin, but mesenchymal lesions do occur.

The aetiology of anal polyps is diverse and includes infectious, reactive, developmental and neoplastic conditions.

See also

- anal tumors
- polyps