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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 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 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 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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Colon biopsy: Must have missed the granules. Discuss with your GI Dr.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
?inflammation: Could these findings indicate some degree of inflammatory bowel disease like Crohn disease? Your gastroenterologist is best qualified to answer your q ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 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

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