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Bloomfield, NJ
A 30-year-old male asked:

What does congestion & erythema of the mucosa in the antrum compatible w/ gastritis mean on egd report? i assume it simply means "you have gastritis"

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Dr. Daniel Para
General Surgery 31 years experience
True: Pathologists love to embellish sometimes, but your report is consistent with gastritis, which can have numerous etiologies (infectious, reactive, etc.). See your endoscopic physician to explain your procedure's findings with you.
Last updated Nov 20, 2021

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