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congested mucosa in the terminal ileum

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It means that the: lining of the intestine at the end of the ilium is thickened and engorged with fluid or blood.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moneil Patel
16 years experience General Practice
Description: Your endoscopist must describe what they see and many of this is descriptive. It is not normal to have dark blood in the rectum, but the report state ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Mucosal congestion: This means that there is some swelling and inflammation that is going on - kind of similar to what is going on in your sinuses when you're having a co ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
23 years experience General Surgery
Non specific : This is a very nonspecific finding. With biopsy being negative, it would b difficult to say. If only recto sigmoid is involved then its definitely not ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
29 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: Only biopsies of these areas of the colon during colonoscopy could diagnose inflammatory bowel disease. Usually the doctor performing the colonoscopy ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Ask GI doc who ordrd: This question's best answered by the GI doctor who performed the procedure & submitted the report. The GI doctor should explain its significance ( ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Riley Alexander
10 years experience Pathology
Normal biopsy: The ileum normally has numerous lymphoid aggregates. To a pathologist, this actually helps us figure out which part of the small intestine the biopsy ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Sampling: It is good that there was no pathology in the tissue biopsied. Please keep in mind that the pathologist can only tell you what was in the tissue that ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: He/she is probably being careful and looking for a diagnosis. Early Crohn's can look like this, and there are other entities. The pathologist may or m ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Terminal ileitis: Terminal ileitis can be a cause of abdominal pain and possibly anemia but may be asymptomatic in some people. It can be already or can progress to a c ... Read More
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