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Can Someone With Veds Have A Negative Or Inconclusive Biopsy Result
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
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
My biopsy result is chronic inflammation w/ lymphoid hyperplasia but my new GI insist its only IBS but my 1st GI prescrbed salofalk 4* aday. Confuse?
Probably IBS: I agree with that your G.I. Doctor that this may be irritable bowel syndrome and not also have colitis crohn's disease or other types of active colitis. Lymphoid hyperplasia is a very common condition in the colon and terminal ileum. Chronic inflammation is very nonspecific and when mild with out features of autoimmune disease is often a variant of normal. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In april 03, 2013 i had a prostate biopsy because of a high psa 9.0. The biopsy result was negative for cancer but the prostate is 2 times larger than?
PSA density: Can describe whether the size of your gland explains the psa. The negative biopsy says they did not find the cancer, but it can also mean they missed it. I would repeat the psa and establish a pattern. You should refrain from sex a week or 2 before repeating the psa. If the psa continues to rise, repeat the biopsies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am recently diagnosis with acute osteomyelitis accrdg to bone biopsy result but no bacteria found, MRI and indium scan was done may but negative?
Suprising: Sometimes organisms are not localized in osteomyelitis because of partial treatment with antibiotics.Another reason is osteomyelitis is actually subacute and not actually acute.Patients with chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis(CRMO)can get osteomyelitis in multiple sites with no bacteria that is autoimmune process.Surprising that MRI is normal. Indium is usually positive with no bacteria ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Endo biopsy result regenerative changes consistent w/ healing erosion or chemical gastritis(antrum). neg for h pylor and intesti metaplasa. is cancer?
Recently got a wart removed from my shaft. The biopsy results came back. HPV negative but says warts caused by papaloma virus. what is the difference?
Gastroscopy found HPV papilloma in esophagus.Biopsy results negative for malig.Doctor recommends annual endoscopy follow ups.Should i be worried?
Tb skin test negative, quentform TB test negative, bone marrow biopsy results indicative of TB (reacts to ziehl niehlssen), PCR negative. How come?
No...actually: The zn stain is a broad stain for acid fast bacilli of which mycobacterium tuberculosis is one of many. The specific tests like quantiferon or the pcr test are against you having tb. The culture is the "gold standard" but you will need to wait for it. It might turn out be a cousin of TB and that too will grow out of culture. Stay on TB meds until they are certain of the AFB positive organism. ...Read more
What does r87.610 mean on cervical biopsy results? I tested negative for HPV and other STDs. Could it be caused by a yeast infection or hormone change
Ask your doc: Obviously a code of some sort. There are loads of numerical codes used in medicine, some for disease identification, some for billing purposes. There is an entire industry that has been built up on codifying medicine. Best ask your doc. ...Read more
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