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Characteristic appearance of Barrett's esophagus in a dog[1]

Polyposis (proliferative polyps) refers to the formation of large numbers of pedunculated polyps, usually associated with mucous membranes.

Polyps can be found in the colon, stomach, nose, sinuses, urinary bladder and uterus.

In dogs, polyps are seen associated with:

Diagnosis usually requires endoscopic or laparoscopic visualization with histological examination of biopsied material[20].

Skin polyps, an unrelated disease, is commonly observed as papilloma.

Treatment is usually curative, but some may be pre-neoplastic and warrant follow-up investigation.


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