Polyps

Some articles on polyps:

Colonic Polypectomy - Larger, Sessile Polyps
... These polyps are more difficult to remove endoscopically, and polypectomy in these cases has a higher risk of complication ... Sessile polyps up to 10mm can often be removed by snare polypectomy ... Polyps over 10mm may have to be removed piecemeal by snare polypectomy ...
Colorectal Polyp - Types - Hamartomatous Polyp
... Hamartomatous polyps are often found by chance occurring in syndromes such as Peutz-Jegher Syndrome or Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome ... Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is associated with polyps of the GI tract and also increased pigmentation around the lips, genitalia, buccal mucosa feet and hands ... The polyps themselves carry little malignant potential but because of potential coexisting adenomas there is a 15% chance of colonic malignancy ...
Leaf Plate Montipora - Description
... The individual polyps appear as small "bumps" on the surface of the skeleton ... At night, the polyps emerge from the skeleton to feed on plankton ... The polyps are usually transparent with slight patches of color due to zooxanthellae, symbiotic algae living in the coral's tissue ...
Aiptasia - In The Aquarium
... Once present in the aquarium, the polyps are notoriously difficult to remove as attempts to remove often inadvertently create more, due to new polyps regenerating from remnants ... Aiptasia populations, as the arthropods regularly prey on small cnidarian polyps ...