Doctor insights on:
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
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
Had endoscopy done... extremely mild IM found. Here is what was written: antral-type and body type gastric mucosa with focal intestinal metaplasia. GI doctor told me to check up in a year. She found everything to be benign. Thoughts? Huge risk? None?
Not a huge risk,but:: RISK IS INCREASED BUT NOT HUGE. In one study the risk of metaplasia > gastric cancer was 1 IN 39 PATIENTS OVER A 20 YEAR PERIOD. FACTORS INCREASING RISK: tobacco smoking, salt and salt preserved foods, processed meat and fish(label will list "nitrites"),diets low in fruits and vegetables, H.pylori infection, obesity. AVOIDING THESE RISK FACTORS WILL REDUCE YOUR CHANCE OF GASTRIC CANCER. ...Read more
Chronic gastritis; chronic duodenitis, hyperemic gastric mucosa; positive helicob. Pylori stool test. Do i need treatment for helicobacter pylori?
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
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
Upper g.i. Found upper one third, biopsy heterotrophic gastric oxyntic mucosa consistent with inlet patch. Is the patch caused by reflux? Any increased cancer
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
Gastric body-type mucosa with mild chronic, non-specific gastritis with intestinal metaplasia, negative forhelicobacter pylori.Have 5cm hitas hernia, ulc?
Might be Barrett's: Intestinal metaplasia typically refers to changes in the esophageal mucosa, and is associated with a disease called "barrett's esophagus." this is a precancerous condition, and you need to be followed by either a general surgeon who does endoscopy, or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Erythematous mucosa gastric antrum
- Gastric antral type mucosa
- Erythematous gastric mucosa
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Erythematous mucosa in the gastric antrum
- Erythematous mucosa in gastric body
- Intestinal metaplasia of gastric mucosa
- Inflammation of gastric mucosa
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online