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Middleburg, FL
A 64-year-old female asked:

Endoscopy impression:gastric mucosal abnormality char. by erythema. erythematous duodenopathy. both biopsied. what are we looking for?

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Dr. David Drewitz
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Few possibilities: Redness or erythema of the lining of the stomach and/or duodenum suggest a few possibilities: infection with h. Pylori bacteria, drug toxicity, bile reflux. Biopsies usually help clarify the cause. Good luck!
Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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