TITLE

A Hyperplastic Polyp is Discovered on Flexible Sigmoidoscopy. Is a Full Colonoscopy Indicated?

AUTHOR(S)
Achkar, Edgar; Brandt, Lawrence; Rogers, Arvey
PUB. DATE
April 1990
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1990, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p367
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recommends a full colonoscopy when a hyper plastic polyp is discovered on flexible sigmoidoscopy. Key reason for ignoring the medical diagnosis of hyper plastic polyps; Correlation between hyper plastic polyps and neoplastic polyps; Questions asked in discussions of the management of small polyps discovered during screening sigmoidoscopy; Risk associated with having a small polyp in the proximal colon.
ACCESSION #
16018770

 

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