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Nasal Mucosal Biopsy
My paranasal sinuses test show:nasal septum is deviated, nasal turbinates are prominent and both maxillary sinuses shows mucosal thickening sinusitis?
Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more
My colonoscopy microscopic diagnosis: transverse colon polyp biopsy: polypoid colonic mucosa with mild nonspecific chronic inflamation...what is this?
Nasal Polyps: The nasal choncha or turbinates are normal anatomic structures that swell up and down with allergies, viruses and infections and are sometimes mistaken for polyps wich are abmormal growths in suseptible peple with severe infecitons or allergies. Sometimes warts or tumors and be present. See an ENT dod for answers. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
MRI says, minor mucosal disease in the sphenoid sinus. Minor sphenoid sinus mucosal thickening. Should I be concerned?
Colonoscopy: mucosa patchy mild congestion and erythema within transverse colon.diverticula in descending colon with mucosal inflammation is it IBD?
Biopsy:Cervical squamous mucosa w/ reactive epithelial changes and hyperkeratosis.Endocerv. curetting:benign endocerv. tissue.Can you help understand?
Doctor Speak: There is nothing scary in those results. "Benign endocervical tissue" means there is normal, non-cancerous tissue from the endocervix. "Cervical Squamous mucosa" is simply normal skin from the outer cervix. "Reactive epithelial changes" mean that they see evidence of a reaction by the skin to irritation or injury. Hyperkeratosis is an increased amount of keratin in the skin. ...Read more
Father65,biopsy result of nasal polyps- Moderately differentiated infiltrating keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma with areas vasaloid. is it cancer?
2.Allergic rhino laryngitis, CT scan report:mild mucosal thickening in bilateral maxillary sinuses.Still same prb after treatment.
Allergy testing: In allergic rhinitis, it would not be unusual to only have mild mucosal thickening on ct scan. That's good news... You don't have sinusitis or some other process going on! if 3-4 weeks of regular nasal steroid spray doesn't help, (must be used as prescribe to work) then you may want to see an allergist for formal allergy testing. ...Read more
I have mucosal thickening seen in bilateral sphenoidal sinus & thickening in left maxillary antral polipoidal mucosal.what it means?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can anti-histamine + nasal irrigation + Cromolyn Sodium spray help reduce chronic nasal turbinate, nasopharynx inflammation & mucus membrane swelling?
Mild mucoperiosteal thickening within the inferior nasal turbinates which could represent some polyp disease?
Localized continuous erythema, friability, & congestion of the mucosa with no bleeding in Antrum. Compatible with non-erosive gastritis? Biopsy done!
H PYLORI?: I would recommend getting copies of your reports and making sure they did biopsies for h pylori. Also blood work for hpylori ig G and IG m and still for HPYLORI x 3 samples And blood work for celiac disease. You may benefit from a ppi like protonix (pantoprazole). And a gluten free diet. WholeApproach.com. Gutbliss.com Also probiotics . Follow up with GI doc To go over treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can chronic sinusitis cause thick mucus in nasopharynx area? No facial pain, CT scan show mild mucosal thickening with clear sinuses. No ENT meds work
Yes.: Definitely. See an ENT doc for options. ...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
Easy answer: Nasal polyps arise from the lateral wall of the nose, lateral to the middle turbinate and represent a de novo inflammatory growth. The causes are multiple, such as bacterial infection, fungal infection, and viral infection. Although the exact etiology is still an enigma. Nasal vestibular furunculosis is an infection of the front of the nose, the nasal vestibule, and is caused by S. aureus. ...Read more
In a esophagogastric junction biopsy, what does hyperplastic esophageal squamous mucosa with rare intraepithelial eosinophil mean ?
Not much: This is a benign diagnosis. If there were more eosinophils, we'd be more confident that reflux is present. Hyperplasia doesn't really mean much here. The key is what the biopsy report doesn't mention -- there's evidently no cancer, no severe inflammation or tissue damage. This will be correlated with the other information and a plan implemented. ...Read more
What is ment by distal esophagus columnar mucosa with mild chronic inflammation? adjoin squamous mucosa with epithileal reactive changes. negative for
Acid reflux : The report that you quoted above was not complete. I believe that with the changes that you mentioned, seems like you have acid reflux related changes. This is related to diet most often, caffeinated drinks, onions, tomatoes, etc are some of the common foods that should be limited or avoided. See your doctor to discuss about the full report. ...Read more
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