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Very rarely: There are 3 reasons why a stoma may be needed: 1-if the cancer is so close to the anus that removal would leave too little to re-connect to. Using modern techniques, this is very rare. 2-if the cancer caused complete blockage or perforation requiring emergency surgery, a temporary stoma may be necessary. 3-if we are concerned that the new connection may leak, we temporarily divert w/an ileostomy.See 2 more doctor answers
I have mildly congested mucosa in rectosigmoid junction. Does it sound like Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis? Biopsy came out negative.
Expert pathologist: You have congested mucosa at recto sigmoid junction. You are 23 male and concerned about inflammatory bowel disease. Your biopsy was negative. Getting an expert payhology review may help. It is a second opinion of pathology. Also consider getting celiac blood test. Your GI physician will help you recover and clinical improvement of time. Be well.See 1 more doctor answer
Extensive residual endo, endometrioma involves rectosigmoid junction back of uterus & cervix dense tissue infiltration deep pelvic endo wot this mean?
Severe disease: You are describing severe endometriosis that is difficult to treat and that they were unable to completely remove. Some sort of medical treatment is probably your next step. It will be best if you can find a specialist with experience with these difficult cases since the usual gynecologist encounters these rarely.
Diet possibly: There are many possible causes of colon cancer. the rectosigmoid is the distal part of the colon. diets high in red meat and animal fats can cause it. Also certain genetic mutations can cause it too. It is usually treated with surgery, in more advanced forms chemotherapy and radiation are also used.
Recently had a colonoscopy and the report states very tight rectosigmoid, diffiicult colon and single diverticulum noted. What does all this mean.
Need more info: Kath - the most concerning thing from what you are describing is "tight". It sounds like a stricture. The stricture is from chronic inflammation or a cancer. In either event, you are 44 years old. I would highly consider removing his part of your colon given these two findings. Please speak with your doctor further or with a surgeon.See 1 more doctor answer
"BOWEL: The left-sided colon including rectosigmoid colon is collapsed. Normal appendix. Stomach and small bowel are unremarkable" what does this mean?
Unclear question: What are your complaints??? If this is an incidental reading of an X-Ray then it's just a normal variant. Why did you get a X-Ray
I had a CT scan with result: diffuse bowel wall thickening in the rectosigmoid colon. Is this serious?
Mucosal congestion: This means that there is some swelling and inflammation that is going on - kind of similar to what is going on in your sinuses when you're having a cold. I would not worry too much over that if it is the only thing found to be abnormal. The doc who discovered should be able to help you treating it if it is what is causing your symptoms. In most cases, it would be expected to be asymptomatic.
Colonoscopy showed an area of mild congested mucosa in recto-sigmoid colon. Does it sound like ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease?
Junctional rhythm: The "AV junction" is a connection that the electrical signal passes through from the top of the heart to the bottom. It acts as a back-up pacemaker when the hearts normal pacemaker stops working. Thus, a Junctional rhythm is a back-up rhythm that keeps your heart beating. It's typically slower than normal and less responsive to activity. Many times an artificial pacemaker is required. See PCP.See 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Depending on the source causing junctional tachycardia, cardiac electrophysiologic procedures can safely interrogate the source of the ectopic foci, in safely ablate the pathway causing recurrence utilizing radio frequency, catheter ablation.
ECG: That reading means you should be in touch with your doctor asap to discuss what's going on and what to do you
I have anxiety and panic disorder. I recently had ekgs. Both say non specific st changes and at junctional changes. I just need to know if this is ok?
Vus shows adenomyosis, pelvicmri says abnormal thickening of junctional zone upto 12mm, does it confirm adenomyosis? 2 much pelvic pain on right side
Suggestive: The imaging findings are suggestive of adenomyosis. It is ultimately diagnosed under the microscope after surgery. It can cause bad cramps and heavy periods. It is likely that you have adenomyosis. Nsaids like Ibuprofen can help. Birth control pills or Mirena (levonorgestrel) may also help.