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A 44-year-old female asked:

What does this mean? elongation of the papillae, basal cell hyperplasia, intracellular edema, and focal degranulation of eosinophils

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Nothing by itself: IF this is your esophageal biopsy, then chances are you have mild reflux esophagitis. The pathologist may also note whether any malignant cells were seen, or anything else nastier was noted.
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