A 33-year-old member asked:
What does tortuosity found in colonoscopy mean?
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Gastroenterology 31 years experience
Difficult scope: Usually means that your colon had enough bends and turns in it (just the way your colon is), that your endoscopist commented on it in his/her report as having a very tortuous colon.
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