Cawich, Shamir O.; Gibson, Tracey N.; Mitchell, Derek I. G.; Williams, Eric W.; Newnham, Mark S.; Simpson, Lindberg K.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Adult Intussusception from an Inflammatory Fibroid Polyp: A Case Report And Review Of The Literature.
The Internet Journal of Pathology
Date of Publication
Adult intussusceptions are rare entities that are almost always associated with a demonstrable lead point. There has been a notable association between adult intussusceptions and inflammatory fibroid polyps (IFP). These are benign tumour masses composed of a proliferation of fibroblasts accompanied by chronic inflammatory cell infiltrates and variably prominent blood vessels. They are believed to occur in response to local noxious stimuli, although their histogenesis remains controversial. This report outlines a common presentation of these lesions.....