Pólipos del colon

Cuando se descubren pólipos a través de una sigmoidoscopia (inspección del tercio inferior del intestino delgado) se extraen para determinar la presencia de cáncer. Si se encuentra una gran cantidad de pólipos, se recomienda hacer un examen más completo de todo el intestino grueso llamado colonoscopia.Cultivo de colon

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