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vascular ectasia of the colon rct

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Bressler
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ulcerative Colitis: Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that can have ulceration and decreased vascular patterns in the sigmoid colon. Common symptoms are ... Read More
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Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Ibd maybe: Sounds like inflammatory bowel disease but biopsies and more clinical history is needed to diagnose it for sure.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baiocco
43 years experience Gastroenterology
A description of the: Erythematous means red and decreased vascular pattern applies to the blood vessels that go through this area.Erythematous could be suggestine of infla ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
This is aggressive C: This is a sign of very aggressive cancer, one more prone to spread and to recur. Additional chemo and Radiotherapy may be useful depending on the site ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
Vascular invasion: It doesn't sound like typical growth directly through the bowel wall but vascular invasion can lead to metastatic disease. Most carcinomas of the col ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Spread out side: the muscle of colon into serosa , or outer most part of colon
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Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Ulcerative colitis: All of the biopsies from colonoscopy showed inflammatory changes consistent with ulcerative colitis. The later is part of the spectrum of IBD but inv ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Nothing serious: It merely means that your large intestine was partially collapsed on the images, so the radiologist could not see all parts of them. It is not a sign ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Roberto
36 years experience Family Medicine
CT scan: Not necessarily does this mean anything "bad" or wrong. CT scan does not diagnose inside the colon for "polyps" which is why a colonoscopy is needed. ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Follow DR's advice: It is important for you to follow your DR's advice. Without a full medical history, and exam, it would not be wise to give you additional advice.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Relaxed blood vessel: Blood vessels are not pipes. They have muscles in the walls and are capable of expanding and contracting to maintain your blood pressure and volume. ... Read More

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