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Erythematous Mucosa In Gastric Antrum
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
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
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
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
What does congestion & erythema of the mucosa in the antrum compatible w/ gastritis mean on egd report? I assume it simply means "you have gastritis"
True: Pathologists love to embellish sometimes, but your report is consistent with gastritis, which can have numerous etiologies (infectious, reactive, etc.). See your endoscopic physician to explain your procedure's findings with you. ...Read more
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
I had a colonoscopy last week. They found erythematous mucosa in the sigmoid and several areas of raised inflammation in ileum. What could cause that?
Might: Not be anything or it could represent inflammatory bowel disease such as crohn's. They should have done biopsies so the path reports should provide more information allowing proper therapy to be initiated if necessary. ...Read more
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