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Definition

An indicator of whether one or more colorectal polyps found are greater than or equal to 10 mm.

A colorectal polyp is a small growth of colon tissue that protrudes into the colonic or rectal lumen. It is are usually asymptomatic, but sometimes it causes visible rectal bleeding, and, rarely, other symptoms.

References

AIHW 2013b. National Bowel Cancer Screening Program Monitoring report July 2011–June 2012. Cat. no. CAN 71. Canberra: AIHW.


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