Giant Inflammatory Fibroid Polyp of the Descending Colon Treated with Endoscopic Resection

ACG Case Reports Journal
Ammar KayyaliAli Nawras

Abstract

Inflammatory fibroid polyps (IFPs) of the colon are very rare, reactive, non-neoplastic polyps that may grow to large sizes but do not carry any risk of malignancy. Because of their size, IFPs are usually treated with surgery; however, size alone should not be an indication for surgery. Depending on the location and morphology of the polyp, endoscopic resection should be considered. We here describe a case of a giant IFP that was successfully removed with endoscopy without complication or recurrence.

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