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A solitary benign lymphoid polyp of the rectum in a 51 year old woman.
  1. J Lloyd,
  2. A Darzi,
  3. J Teare,
  4. R D Goldin
  1. Department of Histopathology, St Mary's Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK.


    A 51 year old woman presented with rectal bleeding from a mass lying just above the dentate line. Multiple biopsies were taken before the diagnosis of a benign lymphoid polyp was made. This is a rare condition that more commonly presents in children and poses a diagnostic challenge.

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