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Internal Medicine
Vol. 39 (2000) No. 1 P 25-27

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http://doi.org/10.2169/internalmedicine.39.25


Inflammatory fibroid polyp (IFP) is a solitary intestinal lesion of unknown etiology. Although IFF is benign, laparotomy for the resection of colonic IFP is performed in most cases because the polyp is usually large. We report a successful endoscopic resection of cecal IFP. It is considered that colonic IFP should be resected endoscopically if the polyp is small and is located submucosally.
(Internal Medicine 39: 25-27, 2000)

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