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A 24-year-old female asked:

Is it ibs ?mild nonspecific colon mucosa inflammation on biopsy. colonoscopy:entire mucosa of ascending colon and caecum smeared with stools.visualised mucosa appears normal.terminal ileum not examined becoz of solid stool in ileum?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Equivocal study. Due to incomplete prep and lack of visualization of significant portions of the bowel your study was non diagnostic. Irritable bowel remains in the differential diagnosis as inflammatory bowel with no enough evidence or information to support diagnosis. Follow up with your gastroenterologist will be critical in order to have diagnosis and possibly treatment clarified.
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Last updated Jun 9, 2021

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