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Gut Associated Lymphoid Tissue
Which connective tissue diseases cause a skin rash? Punch biopsy suggestive of early connective tissue disease.
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
Colonscopy&then pathlogy report: mild oedema and lymphocytic infiltration focally forming dense aggregates&focal surface ulceration is it tumor tissu?
Esophageal mucosal fragments reveal moderate mixed inflammatory cell infiltrate compromising neutrophils, lymphocytes, foci of mild dysplasia. Bad?
Maybe: Please check your report and see if there is any mention of barrett's esophagus or intestinal metaplasia. These findings would indicate a premalignant component that requires regular, lifetime followup. The finding of mild dysplasia may require additional medicines for a while, but please followup with your gastroenterologist that did the biopsy. ...Read more
Weakly prolif. Endo. W foci of stromal and glandular breakdown. Rare lymphoid aggregates found in portions of biopsy in context to myxoid stroma seen ?
No ovulation: This is a description of endometrium that has been in the proliferative (growing or recovery) phase for too long. That is the phase which normally preceeds ovulation. After ovulation, the endometrium moves into the secretory phase during which an embryo can be received if pregnancy takes place; otherwise a normal menstrual phase (period) begins. Hormonal treatment may be necessary if out of order. ...Read more
Benign: Most likely nothing , very common finding . ...Read more
WHAT DOES BENIGN ENDOMETRIUM WITH A PROLIFERATIVE PATTERN, GLANDULAR BREAKDOWN AND DIFFUSE STROMAL BREAKDOWN - SCANT BENIGN ENDOCERVICAL TISSUE MEAN?
No worries!: Benign is normal or "non-cancerous". Proliferative just means the cells are in the phase where they are dividing which is normal during the estrogen part of the cycle. Endocervical tissue is just cells that came from inside the cervix - these were also benign! All good news! ...Read more
Can the systemic inflammation from undifferentiated connective tissue disease cause intermittent dizziness ?
Inflammatory disease: Sounds like you have been given the dx of fibromyalgia. Otherwise, you have a very vague problem which is questionable in its diagnosis. You are much more likely experiencing vertigo due to the serious medications you are on versus systemic inflammation. Both Plaquentil and Cymbalta (duloxetine) are well known for causing vertigo. I would suggest talking with your rheumatologist about alternate drug treatment. ...Read more
Could undifferentiated connective tissue disease cause pain in muscles such as traps, upper arms etc?
Neck lymphnode biopsy: consistent with reactive lymphoid tissue with sinus histiocytosis and focal necrosis? (previous mono)
Section studied shows cystic spaced, the wall comprising of fibro collagenous tissue. The spaces show focal lining by multilayered oval to round cells?
CT-Prominent appendix ill-defined enhance soft tissue at base of appendix & stranding of adjacent omentum.Colonscpy/gastroscpy-chronic gastritis.Mean?
Symptoms?: These results must be clinically correlated. I can explain what it means but ultimately no diagnoses can be made without a good history and physical. The CT basically- ill defined ... means they see something at the base of the appendix but it does really have definition (does not resemble anything particular), stranding- often represents inflammation, chronic gast.- stomach inflamed but not new. ...Read more
What type of tissue is the stroma in your iris? A connective tissue , nervous tissue, or epithelial tissue?
Iris: Stroma is made up of fibers & cells. ...Read more
New, probably benign, increased mesenteric fat attenuation suggesting inflammation, infiltration or edema in small bowel mesentery. Explain?
Mesenteric panniculi: mesenteric panniculitis:---is a rare disorder characterized by a chronic nonspecific inflammation involving the adipose tissue of the bowel messentary. Cause is unclear--autoimmune responce to unknown source or ischemia changes have been proposed. the disease is associated with, vasculitis,granulomatous disease, rheumatoid disease and pancreatitis. I hope this is help full ...Read more
Adenocarciom gastric moderately differentiated inflammatory low infiltrate of lympho-plasmocotar Large areas of metaplasia of incomplete type. How bad?
Needs staging/record: Your question should have been addressed to your oncologist. A second opinion can be obtained thru a Health Tap oncologist. ...Read more
Fragments of hyperplastic squamous epithelium with basal zone hyperplasia. Underlying stroma moderate infiltrate of chronic inflammatory cells. Bad?
Not cancer: Nothing in this dscription says 'cancer'. In fact, nothing in this description says it's other than just a palce where you scratched for a week or so because it itched. The key is the clinical correlation. ...Read more
What does increase cellularity of lamina propria w eosin, lymphoid nod, and paneth cell metaplasia mean in colonic biopsy of terminal ileum?
Pls help? Biopsies from the terminal ileum show chronic inflammation with prominent lymphoid follicles to be reactive in nature .
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