Live brief pt3: polyps

Looking at colon polyps are relevant because it mentions them In the information packet about colonoscopy, during the briefing.

1 colon polyps

They look like ball shape things on a thin stalk. Some are disproportionate with irregular shapes. Orange, yellows, red.

polyps in bowel (After removal)
2 colon polyps removedCream white patch, lots of blood lines spiralling like little tree branches.

Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

3 Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Accounts for 1 out of every 100 bowel cancers.
Looks like a whole land full of bumps, no stalks, light smooth pink.
HNPCC (lynch Syndrome)

4 HNPCC (lynch Syndrome)
hereditary non polyposis colorectal cancer
1-4 out of 100 diagnosed as bowel cancer.
This type is from 4 out of every 10 bowel cancer cases in people under 40
Looks like a large orange red mass that takes up most of the tunnel colon space.
Hyperplastic polyposis

4.2 hyperplastic polyposis
Not uncommon that its missed during colposcopy,
high lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer.
The polyp looks like a blob on a surface, like a zit but for the colon.

Polyp removal artwork
 5 polyp removeal
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Drugs.com. (2017). Colon Polyps Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options. [online] Available at: https://www.drugs.com/health-guide/colon-polyps.html [Accessed 7 May 2017].

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Womens-health-advice.com. (n.d.). Colon Polyps: Definition, Risk Factors, Symptoms Of Colon Polyp, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention. [online] Available at: http://www.womens-health-advice.com/polyps/colon.html [Accessed 7 May 2017].

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