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Doctor insights on: Gastric Antrum Erythematous Hyperemic

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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

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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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Endoscopy results today - mild erythematous/exudative with no bleeding in antrum. What does this mean??

Endoscopy results today - mild erythematous/exudative with no bleeding in antrum. What does this mean??

Endoscopy results: endoscopy reports are difficult to interpret without seeing the results of the clinical setting and any biopsy results or photographs taken. Having said that, the description you give suggests that there was a mild amount of redness and mucus in the last portion of the stomach. The significance of this is unclear, and can best be determined by talking to your endoscopist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Im 18 and I had an EGD, the pictures show that my gastric body,antrum, cardia, and fundus are very dark in color. What would cause that? samples taken

Im 18 and I had an EGD, the pictures show that my gastric body,antrum, cardia, and fundus are very dark in color. What would cause that? samples taken

The color of the: stomach can vary depending on the settings used during the endoscopy. I wouldn't read too much into a darkly colored stomach. The biopsies should give all the information needed. ...Read more

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What is the treatment options for gastric mucosal abnormality in the antrum characterized by erythema?

What is the treatment options for gastric mucosal abnormality in the antrum characterized by erythema?

Antacids,H2 blockers: Life style changes--reduce alcohol,no smoking,eating small frequent meals and taking Nexium or Pepcid should help. ...Read more

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My doctor took biopsies when he found erythema in the gastric antrum, what could these show?

Redness in stomach: Can mean inflammation or gastritis. The most common cause of inflammation is h. Pylori infection. Redness also occurs in reactive mucosa usually from taking Aspirin or nsaids. These two account for the vast majority of gastric erosions/inflammation. ...Read more