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duodenal mucosal atrophy

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Diagnosis of Celiac disease can usually be made by blood tests. Small intestinal biopsy may be used to confirm the diagnosis and monitor the response ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Mucosal thickening: Mucosa is the lining of the inner lumen of the bowel. The duodenum and jejunum are the first two segments of the small bowel. Thickening of these ti ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Be thankful: You may need supplemental enzymes someday. No big deal. Glad you got the villous adenoma out. They can turn vicious.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
22 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
A bunch of things : "Mucosal thickening of the transverse duodenum" means the lining of the first part of the small intestine is thick. A hiatal hernia is a defect in the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Medicines will help: Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach. It can be treated with several different medicines, so that by itself isn't so bad. Obviously the resul ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Hennrick
11 years experience Pathology
Virtual Consult: Hi DrL, Pathology reports for different types of inflammatory bowel diseases can be confusing and intimidating to read and understand. I would be hap ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: Is the most common first symptom of mucosal destruction. Later on you might see sloughing off of the fragile mucosa or ulceration depending on where i ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Conduit: The doudenum connects the stoamch to the small intestine like the jejunum and ileum. As the food progresses to the intestine additional agents are add ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Acid.: The pH of the duodenum varies depending on how far away you are from the stomach. Closer to the stomach it is more acidic, and it becomes less as you ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sokol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Upper central: Duodenal pain is typically felt in your upper central abdomen and may radiate to your back.
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