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pseudopolyposis n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran

in A Dictionary of Nursing

Seventh edition

Published in print May 2017 | ISBN: 9780198788454
Published online May 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191830358
pseudopolyposis n.

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a condition in which the bowel lining (mucosa) is covered by elevated or protuberant plaques (pseudopolyps) that are not true polyps but abnormal growth of inflamed mucosa. It is usually found in patients with long-standing ulcerative colitis....

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Subjects: Nursing

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