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Endoscopy Gastric Mucosa Biopsy result Gastritis mild, inactive Complete intestinal metaplasia without dysplasia No H.pylori repeat test in 6 mth why?

Endoscopy Gastric Mucosa Biopsy result Gastritis mild, inactive Complete intestinal metaplasia without dysplasia No H.pylori repeat test in 6 mth why?

To ensue eradication: Of H pylori. Repeat testing is needed to check on the effectiveness of the treatment. The findings you described can be attributed to H pylori. It would be important to ensue that the infection has been cleared out. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Biopsy (Definition)

Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more


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Endoscopy in Asia with Gastric Mucosa Biopsy result Gastritis mild, inactive Complete intestinal metaplasia without dysplasia No H.pylori, meaning pls?

Endoscopy in Asia with Gastric Mucosa Biopsy result Gastritis mild, inactive Complete intestinal metaplasia without dysplasia No H.pylori, meaning pls?

Gastroenterologist: Mild inflammatory changes of the stomach lining was found, but intestinal metaplasia means that some of the stomach lining has morphed into a potentially premalignant pattern. Absence of dysplasia is favorable. Because of metaplasia I feel you should be carefully followed by a gastroenterologist who will monitor your situation with periodic endoscopic examinations. You don't need treatment for HP ...Read more

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Biopsy report: severely dysplastic keratinizing squamous cells. Does it mean that there is a cancerous growth?

Biopsy report: severely dysplastic keratinizing squamous cells. Does it mean that there is a cancerous growth?

Almost: In your history, you acknowledge you already have been treated for one squamous cell carcinoma of your buccal mucosa. You're only 32 years old. You have a second lesion that is probably going to turn into frank cancer if it isn't already. If you are smoking or chewing tobacco, you must stop now. And this lesion must be treated. Period. Good luck. Stay proactive. ...Read more

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My biopsy report showed 15% atypical cells. My doctor says it is cancer. My research says those are suspicious cells. Advice me please?

My biopsy report showed 15% atypical cells. My doctor says it is cancer. My research says those are suspicious cells. Advice me please?

Biopsy of what?: Any time final diagnosis is always based on biopsy report, what it says is what it is. Atypical cells are abnormal cells, need to pay further attention, if it is pap smear further real tissue biopsy need, if it is thyroid fna, same but based on clinical evidence could be ' cancer ' early stages these two are curable, you will be fine if needed take a second opinion, your doctor will encourag. ...Read more

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Pls hematologist opinion needed I am writing u a biopsy report pls kindly tell me what it means bone marrow biopsy15 percent plasma cells?

Pls hematologist opinion needed I am writing u a biopsy report pls kindly tell me what it means bone marrow biopsy15 percent plasma cells?

Suggests myeloma: An increased number of plasma cells in the bone marrow is most worrisome for multiple (plasma cell) myeloma. With 15% plasma cells, correlation with clinical findings and imaging would be necessary to diagnose as this disease tends to present on a spectrum and clinical findings are important. Please consult with your hematolgist/oncologist for better understanding and how to proceed. ...Read more

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My fathers biopsy report is given below. High grade non hodgkin lymphoma probably of t cell origin. Is this curable?

My fathers biopsy report is given below. High grade non hodgkin lymphoma probably of t cell origin. Is this curable?

Lymphomas: High grade lymphomas in general have better chance of cure than low grade. But it depends on lot of other factors also. ...Read more

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Biopsy report of buccal mucosa: infiltrating moderately differentiated keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma. What does this means.?

Biopsy report of buccal mucosa: infiltrating moderately differentiated keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma. What does this means.?

Needs treatment: Means you have cancer of oral cavity (buccal mucosa) from your description appear to be localised you will have good prognosis needs further work up for staging &care, by surgical excision for localized small area, or chemo radiation, discuss with your physicians and please do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more

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Had endoscopy, no ulcer but abnormal mucus cells and biopsy performed. What is md looking for? Also high level of inflammation found.

Had endoscopy, no ulcer but abnormal mucus cells and biopsy performed. What is md looking for? Also high level of inflammation found.

Cellular changes: I'm assuming that you had an upper endoscopy so please excuse me if my answer doesn't apply. The MD sends those biopsies to see if there is evidence of pre-cancerous or cancerous cells. I'm also assuming the "high level of inflammation" may be felt to be related to stomach/esophageal injury due to excessive stomach acid in places where it shouldn't be. Please discuss with your MD about clarifying. ...Read more

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I had an Endoscopy on Friday, and was diagnosed with Gastritis with bleeding. My Dr took a biopsy to find the cause. Can Cancer cells cause this?

I had an Endoscopy on Friday, and was diagnosed with Gastritis with bleeding. My Dr took a biopsy to find the cause. Can Cancer cells cause this?

Yes: Bleeding per se in stomach not result of superficial gastritis unless superficial ulceration noted or a distinct ulcerating lesion which may have resulted from h.pylori. If such a lesion hasn't resolved on blockers to minimize acid production, then bx indicated because many such lesions do convert to malignancy. ...Read more

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Had upper endoscopy. Report said irregular z line. Did biopsy Gastro said he's not concerned No follow up What does this mean? Diagnosed GERD 2 yrs. TY

Had upper endoscopy. Report said irregular z line. Did biopsy Gastro said he's not concerned No follow up What does this mean? Diagnosed GERD 2 yrs. TY

Gastroesophageal jx: The Z line is your Gastroesophageal junction. An irregular Z line is sometimes biopsied to see if there is a change in the type of mucosa or covering, such as would be seen in Barrett;s esophagus. This can be a precancerous condition and occurs with long term exposure of the exophagus to acid, such that the lining looks more intestinal than esophageal. Ask your doctor about the pathology report. ...Read more

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In endoscopy and after in biopsy report it shows initial stage of ca esophagus. But in pet CT it doesn't shows. Dr sgstd for rdtn is it advsble age 87?

In endoscopy and after in biopsy report it shows initial stage of ca esophagus. But in pet CT it doesn't shows. Dr sgstd for rdtn is it advsble age 87?

It depends.: This sounds like the cancer is localized to the esophagus. The treatment and possibly prognosis depends on the type & size of tumor. If squamous, chemotherapy followed by surgery is standard, and may be curative. If adenocarcinoma, radiation is one of many therapies, and surgery is rarely curative. I would not put an 87 yo pt. Thru surgery unless the cancer is small. See dr. For more info. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get a biopsy report back?

How long does it take to get a biopsy report back?

Depends: Most biopsy results are completed in 2-3 days. Depending on the type of tissue and complexity of the lesion, some times it may take 2-3 weeks to complete all the studies. ...Read more

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Lost baby in 16 week with termination due to anencephaly. Biopsy report has notes "anencephaly, hypo plastic maxilla. What does that mean?

Lost baby in 16 week with termination due to anencephaly. Biopsy report has notes "anencephaly, hypo plastic maxilla. What does that mean?

Findings expected in: anencephaly. We now believe that the cranium does not close, leaving the brain exposed. By 11 to 12 weeks, extension of the legs is sufficient to bash the normal brain against the uterine wall, destroying most of it by 13 to 14 weeks. The markedly reduced brain volume causes deformation of craniofacial structures. Had the cranium closed, your fetus would've had a normal face. ...Read more

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Biopsy report shows "features are in favour of toxoplasma lymphadenitis. Advised: serological confirmation". What does it mean? Is there a problem?

Biopsy report shows "features are in favour of toxoplasma lymphadenitis. Advised: serological confirmation". What does it mean? Is there a problem?

I assume you had: A lymph node biopsy, and this is the path report. Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic disease caused by a protozoal organism. The report is suggesting that you get a blood test to see if you have an infection with this organism. Consult with your doctor for specific recommendation regarding diagnosis and further treatment. ...Read more

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Can someone explain to me what "positive in myoepithilial layer" mean in a biopsy report of the breast?

Can someone explain to me what "positive in myoepithilial layer" mean in a biopsy report of the breast?

Benign / noninvasive: Retention of myoepithelial layer reflects benign nature of the process. It is retained in early malignancy (in situ carcinoma) and is used to decide invasive nature of the process (using special immunostains as indicated). ...Read more

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How to decode my biopsy report (does not give me a specific name of what I have)?

How to decode my biopsy report (does not give me a specific name of what I have)?

Biopsy nonspecific: It is not at all uncommon that a biopsy report shows non -specific findings. In those cases the report will describe what is there, but not give a specific 'name' to the findings, because there isn't a specific disorder present. However of course pathology terminology does need to be decoded for non-MDs (and MDs!) but you would have to say exactly what was written in order for me to help. ...Read more

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What does fragment of Proliferative Endometrium mean on the biopsy report?

What does fragment of Proliferative Endometrium mean on the biopsy report?

No cancer: Depending on the time of your menstrual cycle, it is a normal finding. If the biopsy was done in the first half of the cycle, the endometrium is expected to be in proliferative phase.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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What do you suggest if my mom's biopsy report- what exactly does this say?

What do you suggest if my mom's biopsy report- what exactly does this say?

Need to see report: You have not provided the report. In any case, it would be better to talk to her doctor who knows more about her health. ...Read more

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What is the difference between hyperplasia and dysplasia on a biopsy report?

What is the difference between hyperplasia and dysplasia on a biopsy report?

Type of growth: Hyperplasia = increased growth (may be normal or abnormal cells)
dysplasia=abnormal cell growth. ...Read more

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My scalp biopsy report says dat subepithlial stroma in infiltrated wit lymphoplamacytes n it shows presence of numerous sebeceous glads? What it means?

My scalp biopsy report says dat subepithlial stroma in infiltrated wit lymphoplamacytes n it shows presence of numerous sebeceous glads? What it means?

Not much by itself: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that - Why was the biopsy taken? The findings you described are non-specific and not diagnostic of any disorder. ...Read more

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What is mycobacterium tuberculosis complex? My endometrium biopsy report says this.

What is mycobacterium tuberculosis complex? My endometrium biopsy report says this.

Clarify with doc: It is either mycobacterium tuberculosis or mycobacterium avium or something else. Probably the lab is working on it. Clarify with your doc although the final result may take a few more days. ...Read more

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My biopsy report is actinic keratosis. What does it means and triphula powder can be used for. How?

My biopsy report is actinic keratosis. What does it means and triphula powder can be used for. How?

Is very common.: Caused by sun exposure, is a pre-cancerous lesion so must be removed. I don't know what triphula powder is, so I can' tell if thiis is treatment enough. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of gastric mucosa with focal mild infiltrates of lymphocytes In gastric biopsy report?

What is the meaning of gastric mucosa with focal mild infiltrates of lymphocytes In gastric biopsy report?

No cancer: There is no cancer and there is no serious tissue problem with the stomach.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Breast biopsy report said that they took 4 biopsies but pathology report said "3 cores measuring 8-9cm each". Why aren't there 4 cores?

Breast biopsy report said that they took 4 biopsies but pathology report said "3 cores measuring 8-9cm each". Why aren't there 4 cores?

Good question: You need to ask the doctor who ordered the bx done, as you probably can't speak to the radiologist. ...Read more

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My father has been diagonised for bxo the biopsy report shows no maligancy but bxo is present. Doctor is reffering to tacrolimus cream please suggest?

Tacrolimus can be us: Bxo or balanitis xerotica obliterans is a skin condition affecting the male genitalia, it occurs on fereskin and glans. Cause is not known, it can cause phimosis
several therapies including protopic (lacromilus) ointment, local steroids, etritinate, co2 lasers, circumcision have been used. In some cases glansectomy is recommended
there have been case reports of suscess with lacromilus onitment. ...Read more

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My biopsy report says that I have fibrosis and thicknened blood vessels on one of my foot?

My biopsy report says that I have fibrosis and thicknened blood vessels on one of my foot?

What was your: Problem? Did you have pain or anything?
The god news is you don't have any malignancy. But, why was the biopsy done? ...Read more

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I just got back a Biopsy Result It says I have Faucr Suppurative Folliculitis this is the best I can read the report. What is this and is it bad news?

I just got back a Biopsy Result It says I have Faucr Suppurative Folliculitis this is the best I can read the report. What is this and is it bad news?

Biopsy report: You need to discuss this with the person who did the biopsy and ordered the report. They are in the best position to interpret it. We don't even know where the biopsy was from. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Endoscopy (Definition)

Endoscopy broadly refers to the direct visualization of the intestinal tract by way of a flexible, fiberoptic scope. Generally, the term is used to describe evaluation of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (upper endoscopy), or the ...Read more