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Gastric biopsy result: antral mucosa revealing mild to moderate chronic inflamation with associated extensive intestinal metaplesia. What that mean?

Gastric biopsy result: antral mucosa revealing mild to moderate chronic inflamation with associated extensive intestinal metaplesia. What that mean?

Precancer: The antrum is that portion of the lower stomach above the pylorus. Having chronic inflammation with extensive intestinal metaplasia is the precursor for developing gastric cancer. Left alone one would find an eventual gastric ulcer and invasive cancer. Partial gastrectomy would probably be indicated at this time. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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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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I had an enlarged lymph biopsied with abnormal results and they want to remove it, but it's shrunk to almost normal size. Could it be cancer?

I had an enlarged lymph biopsied with abnormal results and they want to remove it, but it's shrunk to almost normal size. Could it be cancer?

Abnormal biopsies: Generally mean that the pathologist has identified cancer cells or precancerous cells that could become cancer cells. Even if the lymph node has decreased in size, that doesn't mean the cells that make it up have become benign. Best to follow doctors recommendation and have it removed. ...Read more

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BIOPSY RESULT SUGGESTIVE OF NONNECROTIZING GRANULOMATOUS INFLAMMATION NO PHENOTYPICALLY ABNORMAL LYMPHOID POPULATION DETECTED WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

BIOPSY RESULT SUGGESTIVE OF NONNECROTIZING GRANULOMATOUS INFLAMMATION NO PHENOTYPICALLY ABNORMAL LYMPHOID POPULATION DETECTED WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

Chronic inflammation: The tissue provided to the pathologist showed chronic inflammation. No cancer was seen. The biopsy was not diagnostic of a particular disease. Biopsy results need to be interpreted in association with rest of your medical history, symptoms, signs, and other tests and imaging studies. ...Read more

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Breast u/s abnormal have a 7cm x 5cm x 1cm mass at 2o'clock in my left breast that's painful. Biopsy results benign. I want it out, is that possible?

Breast u/s abnormal have a 7cm x 5cm x 1cm mass at 2o'clock in my left breast that's painful. Biopsy results benign. I want it out, is that possible?

Yes: If you have pain and a mass, someone will remove it. At 7 cm it can leave a significant deformity. Consider going to see a plastic surgeon for reconstruction or at least evaluation prior. Good luck. ...Read more

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Abnorm pap and + HPV test then colposcopy and biopsy. Result low grade CIN 1 cervical dysplasia. Chemical peel done and flouroplex prescription vag. What is it?

Abnorm pap and + HPV test then colposcopy and biopsy. Result low grade CIN 1 cervical dysplasia. Chemical peel done and flouroplex prescription vag. What is it?

Blocks DNA: The drug blocks synthesis of dna in rapidly dividing cells (pre-cancer cells). Did they put that cream on the cervix, though? I haven't heard of that management for cin 1. Most doctors will watch cin 1, according to guidelines of asccp: http://www.Asccp.Org/portals/9/docs/asccp%20updated%20guidelines%20%20-%203.21.13.Pdf and then go to "figure 13". ...Read more

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Biopsy results take how long to get? 5 days?

Biopsy results take how long to get? 5 days?

1 to 2 days: A biopsy is usually processed and reported in 24 to 48 hours. The things that could delay that is if the biopsy goes to a lab in another state for processing. At worst, this should only add another 24 hours to the entire process. ...Read more

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Can someone with veds have a negative or inconclusive biopsy result?

Can someone with veds have a negative or inconclusive biopsy result?

Vascular Ehlers-Dan: If by veds you mean vascular ehlers-danlos syndrome, it is unlikely that a biopsy would be negative. Genetic testing exists to confirm a suspected diagnosis if the first biopsies were all negative and the index of suspicion is still very high. ...Read more

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Biopsy results? How long does it typically take to get results from a biopsy?

Biopsy results? How long does it typically take to get results from a biopsy?

Depends: It all depends on what the biopsy is of, what they are looking for, and if a referral to another pathologist is needed to make a diagnosis. Biopsy results can take anywhere from one day to several weeks. ...Read more

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