Disease Information for Polyp, intestinal

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Blood in stool
Hematochezia/Blood per Rectum
Rectal bleeding, gross red
Rectal Blood/Bleeding
Rectal Blood/Bleeding in Children
Stool color/appearance abnormal
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Familial polyposis/coli
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Microcytes/small RBCs on Blood smear
Fecal Globin Immunochemical Test positive
Diagnostic Test Results
Isotope Scan
Isotope/Tagged RBC/Bleeding scan abnormal
X-RAY With contrast
BE/Abnormality (barium enema)
BE/Colon polyp (Xray)
BE/Lesion of terminal ileum (Xray)
BE/Rectosigmoid polyp (Xray)
SBS/Intussusception
SBS/Multiple intraluminal defects (Xray)
SBS/Multiple intramural/bowel wall small nodules (Xray)
SBS/Multiple nodules/intestinal (Xray)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Meckel diverticulum
Associated Disease & Complications
Colon polyp
Gastrointestinal bleeding
Intussusception
Lower GI bleeding
Lower GI Bleeding Child
Lower GI Bleeding Elderly
Lower GI Bleeding Toddler
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Intestinal disorder (ex)
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Pre-cancerous condition
Pathophysiology/Intraluminal Bowel Obstruction
Pathophysiology/Mechanical Bowel Obstruction
Process
PROCESS/Benign tumor (ex).
PROCESS/Neoplastic (category)
PROCESS/Polyps (ex)
PROCESS/Pre-Malignant condition (ex)
Definition

Pedunculated or sessile growths arising from the intestinal mucosa and extending into the lumen. The disease includes intestinal polyposis.

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