What is a polyp?
Polyps are caused by abnormal cell growth and can have different sizes and structures. Usually, these are benign and do not cause symptoms.
Most polyps are benign, but sometimes they can become malignant. A specialist can determine whether a polyp is benign or malignant by performing a biopsy.
A polyp is a small cell clump that grows from a surface in the body, usually a mucous membrane and it can have various locations. There are two groups of polyps distinguished by their growth pattern:
Localization and Symptoms
Polyps can appear in various places such as ears, nose, stomach, and colon in many cases with no symptoms at all.