Nose - Polyp, Inflammatory
comment:An inflammatory polyp is a projection of proliferative, mature, nonneoplastic, fibrous connective tissue into the nasal lumen ( Figure 1 and Figure 2 ). It is typically infiltrated by variable numbers of mixed inflammatory cells and covered with a well-differentiated cuboidal or columnar epithelium. Inflammatory polyps have been associated with chronic irritation, such as that associated with dental dysplasia or caused by test article exposure.
recommendation:Inflammatory polyps should be diagnosed whenever present. Inflammation and other changes in adjacent tissues should be diagnosed separately.
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