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A 32-year-old female asked:

What does the statement "a diffuse are of mucosa in the terminal ileum was nodular" mean. i dont understand the medical language ?

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 22 years experience
Ask GI doc who ordrd: This question's best answered by the GI doctor who performed the procedure & submitted the report. The GI doctor should explain its significance (i.e., if it correlates with your symptoms or not). "Diffuse" = widespread. "Terminal ileum" = region of small intestine near appendix / large intestine. "Nodular" means forming a mass or round spherical shape (nodule). TTYD. Good luck & thanks for asking

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