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.
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