• What Are Common Gastrointestinal Polyposes in Children?

    4 monthes ago - By Pediatric Education

    Patient Presentation
    A 5-year-old male came to gastroenterology clinic with a history of rectal bleeding and prolapse 1 month previously. He had been evaluated in a local emergency room and then transported to the local children's hospital where he had undergone endoscopy. A single polyp of 1.5 x 2 cm in size was identified at 7 cm from the anus, with no other polyps noted up to the splenic flexure. The pathology was consistent with a solitary juvenile polyp. Within a short time after surgery he had no additional gastrointestinal bleeding and the parents had made sure that he had soft...
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