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Morgantown, WV
A 33-year-old female asked:

My colonoscopy biopsy shows colonic mucosa with reactive lymphoid aggregates. i was having bleeding & mucous. uc or crohn's? or normal?

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Dr. Robert Richards
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Nonspecific finding: Lymphoid aggregates are commonly found in the colon and small bowel. They are a normal finding. Excessive lymphoid aggregates could be related to infections or ibd but they are relatively a nonspecific finding, especially if the other features of ibd are not present.
Last updated Jul 14, 2017

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