Esophagus Stomach Duodenum Capsule Endoscopy Inflammatory Bowel Disease Colon & Ileum Miscellaneous

Juvenile Polyp

Left: Pedunculated polyp in the sigmoid colon of a 15 year-old undergoing colonoscopy for evaluation of hematochezia (rectal bleeding). No additional polyps were found. Histology confirmed this to be a benign juvenile (retention) polyp.

Right: 44 year-old with a family history of colonic carcinoma. Findings were limited to this 1.5 cm pedunculated polyp which histologically proved to be a juvenile retention polyp. No adenomas were found.

1 cm pedunculated polyp in the sigmoid colon of a 39 year old man with a family history of colon cancer. Histology revealed a juvenile polyp, negative for adenoma.

Home ASG Info Atlas Index Notable Websites After Hours

Endoscopic images Copyright © Atlanta South Gastroenterology, P.C. All rights reserved.
Logo is Registered Trademark ® of Atlanta South Gastroenterology, P.C.

This site is presented for educational and general informational purposes only. It does not purport to offer medical advice for any specific medical condition or individual patient. We regret that we cannot provide individualized medical advice online, either via this web site or via email. Please refer to our "Notable Web Sites" section, which offers links to several excellent online sources of additional medical information.