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Nodularity, erythema and ulceration in the terminal ileum otherwise normal colonoscopy normal mucosa in the whole colon what does all this mean?

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Dr. Anthony Fritz answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Terminal ileitis can be a cause of abdominal pain and possibly anemia but may be asymptomatic in some people. It can be already or can progress to a chronic inflammatory bowel disease. Please see your provider when the tissue biopsy results come back.

Answered Aug 14, 2014

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Dr. Sewa Legha answered

Specializes in Medical Oncology

I am sure your doctor has told you what it all means....did he not? Please give us complete information so that we can offer you further help It looks like your Colon is healthy/ normal(that is a the large intestine) but you do have a problem in your small intestine(ileum is the name of the last part of small bowel before it changes into large bowel) You need to guided further by a Gastroenterolo

Answered Jan 5, 2018

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