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What is flatish looking duodenal mucosa ?

What is flatish looking duodenal mucosa ?

↓ed normal villi: The multiple small projections of cells, call villi, which greatly increase surface area for interaction with food are decreased, thus resulting in a flattened appearance. This is somewhat typical of celiac sprue but there are many possibilities. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Vomiting found Hpylori infected endoscopy shows mild chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate superficial fragments of duodenal mucosa showing lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate in lamina propia. no malignancy.

Vomiting found Hpylori infected endoscopy shows mild chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate superficial fragments of duodenal mucosa showing lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate in lamina propia. no malignancy.

Can develop Ca: The presence of h pylori with inflammation is a precursor of the potential to develop a somach malignancy or duodenal lymphoma. The bug has a toxin that causes ulceration at specific sites in the stomach. When ulcer is healing it is not with normal cells surrounding the ulcer but from influx of marrow stem cells. The h pylori toxin then attacks the stem cells to transform them to Ca. ...Read more

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I had egd shows localized nodular mucosa duodenal bulb and hyperemic gastric body.I also have an adrenal tumor on right side. Is this cancer?

I had egd shows localized nodular mucosa duodenal bulb and hyperemic gastric body.I also have an adrenal tumor on right side. Is this cancer?

EDG findings: Adrenal tumors are often benign, ct/ultrasound is often beneficial in the determination. Your egd findings suggest gastritis (erythema) , and nodular duodenitis. Both are usually benign in your age group. Occasionally a biopsy of these areas may warrant repeat endoscopic evaluation in the future if the pathology suggests tissue changes that could be premalignant. ...Read more

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Localized nodularity of the mucosa noted on duodenal bulb. Cold forceps biopsies were performed. What does this mean?

Localized nodularity of the mucosa noted on duodenal bulb. Cold forceps biopsies were performed. What does this mean?

Duodenal nodularity: Mdt045H929 ~ this just7 means that the gastroentologist saw some tissue that looked a tad abnormal and did a biopsy which is standard of practice to do. He will report on the pathology but duodenal cancer is extremely extremely rare. This is due to hyperacidity. Dont worry! thanks ...Read more

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Just got an egd done and it says normal esophagus & duodenum but diffuse erythema and friability of the mucosa in the antrum. What does it mean?

Just got an egd done and it says normal esophagus & duodenum but diffuse erythema and friability of the mucosa in the antrum. What does it mean?

It means Gastritis: The suffix "itis" means "inflammation". The prefix "gastro" means "stomach." the term "gastritis" thus means an "inflammed stomach" which can derive from both acid ; non-acid causes, slow emptying of the stomach, h.Pylori infection, atrophic ; hypersecretory problems. Try acid blockers ; diet modification, recommended by your doctor. ...Read more

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Endoscopy Indications: GERD with Esophagitis Antral Gastrititis Duodenitis Detected: Erythematous mucosa in : 1. lower 3rd esophagus 2. antrum 3. duodenum 1 (mild) wht does all this mean? anything serious? worried! what's cure?

Endoscopy 

Indications:
GERD with Esophagitis
Antral Gastrititis
Duodenitis

Detected:
Erythematous mucosa in :
1. lower 3rd esophagus
2. antrum
3. duodenum 1 (mild)

wht does all this mean?
anything serious? worried!
what's cure?

Typical for GERD: It is what this didn't show that is most reassuring. There is no evidence of ulcers or precancerous lesions. It just verifies that reflux has caused typical irritation to the tissues in the area. Proper lifestyle changes and meds should improve it if they are followed as prescribed. ...Read more

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Endoscopy Indications: GERD with Esophagitis Antral Gastrititis Duodenitis Detected: Erythematous mucosa in : 1. lower 3rd esophagus 2. antrum 3. duodenum 1 (mild) Prescribed: PAN L PAN 40 PAN MPS wht does all this mean? something serious? heal time

Endoscopy
Indications:
GERD with Esophagitis
Antral Gastrititis
Duodenitis
Detected:
Erythematous mucosa in :
1. lower 3rd esophagus
2. antrum
3. duodenum 1 (mild)
Prescribed:
PAN L
PAN 40
PAN MPS
wht does all this mean?
something serious? heal time

The first part: is quite straight-forward. GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) with inflammation of the lower 3rd of the esophagus, antrum (lower) stomach and first part of small intestine (duodenum) was found. I believe PAN 40 is pantoprazole 40 mg, a proton-pump inhibitor. Don't know about PAN L and PAN MPS. Moderately serious to have inflammation in all 3 sites;should heal with proper treatment of 6-8 weeks ...Read more

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What is nodular mucosa?

What is nodular mucosa?

Nodular mucosa: Generally speaking, mucosa, or the lining of the GI tract is relatively smooth appearing, with the exception of the small intestine, which appears like numerous fingers projecting from the mucosa. Nodular mucosa is a lumpy-bumpy appearance that can be benign. Generally it would be biopsied to assist in the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What exactly is erythematous mucosa?

What exactly is erythematous mucosa?

Inflammation: Mucous membranes cover most of the internal organs and spaces of the body. If the mucosa is is erythmatous, it means it is red and this usually means inflammed or irritated. This can be due to infections, trauma, auto-immune disorders and toxic agents that come into contact. In your case, it would depend on where, why and when. Discuss with your doctor if needed. ...Read more

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What are polyps and what is normal mucosa?

Endoscopy?: did you have an endoscopy? mucosa is the name for the first layer of hollow organs like the nostrils, the airways, the guts, that come into contact with the outside world, so named because they secret mucus. So normal mucosa means that layer is normal. Polyp is the name we give to any extra tissue hanging from mucosa. Polyps can be either harmless or harmful. Usually a biopsy can tell difference. ...Read more

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What is Oedematous Mucosa and how can be cured?

??: Oedematous Mucosa is generally associated with a sinus infection. The infection can be viral or bacterial. Majority start out viral, and are treated with increased fluids, decongestants which shrink the nasal mucosal oedema and help open the natural ostia of the sinuses and allow re-aeration and muco-ciliary drainage. irrigation of the nose with normal saline nasal spray is helpful also. ...Read more

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What is granular mucosa colon?

What is granular mucosa colon?

Mucosa of the colon: At colonoscopy the doctor will describe the appearance of the mucosa of the colon during the examination. Granular appearing mucosa usually means there is a roughened or sometimes reddish appearance and often correlates with inflammation in the colon. The pathologist is the doctor who looks at the biopsy makes that diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for erythematous mucosa?

?: Erythematous mucosa means mucosa that is more red than usual. It does not point to a specific disease. It is just a sign that means that there is something wrong in the area. Need more details from you. What mucosa is red? ...Read more

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How serious is erythematous mucosa in gastric antrum?

How serious is erythematous mucosa in gastric antrum?

Gastric mucosa.: Suggests mild gastritis.Very common finding on endoscopy.Usually suggests mild irritation of gastric mucosa. ...Read more

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What is COLONIC MUCOSA WITH FOCAL REACTIVE FEATURES,?

What is  COLONIC MUCOSA WITH FOCAL REACTIVE FEATURES,?

Non-specific: This is best interpreted along with the clinical presentation, exam, and pathological finding. ...Read more

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Can nasal mucosa contain e. coli? Any help appreciated!

Not usually: E coli is present in the environment, including drinking water, so a few of these bacteria may show up in nose, but nasal mucosa normally does not have an appreciable number of E coli. ...Read more

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Buccal mucosa cancer spread to nodes, should I be concerned?

Buccal mucosa cancer spread to nodes, should I be concerned?

Speak to ur surgeon: Your treating dentists and physicians are best prepared to answer this question. They know your condition better than anyone over the internet. ...Read more

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Could granular mucosa of the terminal illeum mean crohns/colitis?

Could granular mucosa of the terminal illeum mean crohns/colitis?

Unsure: more information is needed. biopsies are often needed, and the whole picture has to be taken into context. IBD serologies and images can also help. ...Read more

Mucosa (Definition)

Mucosa is the moist tissue that lines parts of the inside of your body, including your nose, mouth, lungs, and the ...Read more