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Atrophic Gastric Mucosa
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
Gastric antral mucosa showing vascularcongestion and increase no of neautrophils and plsma-lymphocyticcell infiltrate vth Lympoid aggregates means?
Uncertain: Pathology needs to be tested further to determine whether the lymphoid tissue is polyclonal or monoclonal. I am sure your gastroenterologist has already put this in motion. Call him/her for those additional results after those tests have been reported. ...Read more
Chronic gastritis: The objective findings you describe suggest chronic gastritis. There are many possible causes of this, including hyperacidity, infection with h. Pylori, loss of stomach acid production, or even underlying cancer.. It would be a good idea to try to find out what is causing this and doing something to correct it if possible, . ...Read more
Gastric oxyntic and antral mucosa with active chronic h.P associated gastritis.
And h.P immunostatins highlights abundant h.P organisms. What's mean?
Infection: Gastric oncocytic and antral mucosa = type of stomach tissue seen under the microscope H.P. = Helicobactor pylori, a type of bacteria that causes inflammation and ulcers in the stomach; a stain has been done to make the bacteria stand out Active chronic gastritis= the inflammation seen in the stomach You should do well with treatment! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My results from endoscopy: gastric body/fundic mucosa with rare small lymphoid aggregates in lamina propria. What does this mean? Do i have gastritis?
Not really: As a pathologist I often see small Lymphoid collections in the lamina propria of gastric biopsies without inflammation chronic is nonspecific and they occur throughout the gastrointestinal tract. Large lymphoid collections in the stomach biopsy can indicate a low-grade mucosal associated lymphoma however this is rare. ...Read more
Endoscopy pathology report. Benign gastric antral mucosa with mild chronoc inactive gastitis focal intestinal metaplasia present? What does it mean?
No cancer: There are no serious issues with the tissue submitted to pathology. 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. 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. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Nonoxyntic gastric mucosa with focal intestinal metaplasia without epithelial dysphasia & features suggestive of reactive of gastropathy
No cancer: 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, there is no cancer in the biopsy and there are no other lesions to be concerned about either. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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. ...Read more
What does this mean:
Upper third biopsy (esophagus)
Heterotpic gastric oxyntic mucosa consistent with inlet patch.
I have gerd, should this worry me?
Little significance: This reference regarding "inlet patch" may be helpful to you: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3554816/ ...Read more
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