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Case Report

Volume 11, Number 4, August 2018, pages 329-332

Spontaneous Expulsion per Rectum of a Colorectal Polyp: A Rare and Unusual Case


Figure 1.
Figure 1. The specimen brought by the patient in a container after spontaneous expulsion per rectum. It appeared to be a colorectal polyp, roughly 1.4 cm in diameter.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Histopathologic image of the colorectal polyp. The neoplastic glands are lined by hyperchromatic glandular epithelium. The elongated nuclei and reduced cytoplasmic mucin production are consistent with a large tubular adenoma. H&E stain. Low-power magnification.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Endoscopic images of (a) a 1.8 cm pedunculated polyp in the descending colon, (b) an 8 - 9 mm pedunculated polyp in the distal transverse colon, (c) a 2 cm pedunculated polyp in the proximal transverse colon, and (d) a 2 cm sessile polyp in the ascending colon.