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granular mucosa rectum

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Previous: inflammation or infection can result in the term "granular" which is used to describe the mucosa (lining) of the bowel as seen by the endoscopist. It ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Biopsy will show: Diagnosis of Ulcerative colitis is complex and has to be verified by the biopsy findings (your dr most likely had taken multiple biopsies from differe ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
36 years experience Gastroenterology
Crohn's disease: No.It can be due to non -specific ileitis.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Rank
Specializes in Pathology
Mucosa of the colon: At colonoscopy the doctor will describe the appearance of the mucosa of the colon during the examination. Granular appearing mucosa usually means ther ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Unsure: more information is needed. biopsies are often needed, and the whole picture has to be taken into context. IBD serologies and images can also help.
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A female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
In and of itself,: granular mucosa in the colon is benign. The mucosa is the lining surface in the colon and is normally smooth and pink. Granularity indicates irregula ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Multiple causes : That is a very broad and complicated issue, but I would suggest that you make sure your electrolytes are normal which includes calcium, magnesium, and ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Erythematous = red: Erythematous simply means red. The most common reason is due to increased blood flow as part of an inflammatory process. Rectal erythematous mucosa al ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moneil Patel
17 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 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Probably surgery: If you are seeing "edematous mucosa" then it is falling out and will need to be removed or sutured back in place. "mucosa" describes the lining of th ... Read More

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