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Ulcers In The Duodenum
Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more
Ulcer and Liver: Ulcer is a disease of mucosa. It is a crater like lesion that occurs in the intestinal tract such as esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines. Ulcer is not seen in the liver and thus there is no diagram for it. ...Read more
EGD:"Corrugated mucosa and linear furrows in the whole esophagus. Erythema in the Antrim. Severe gastritis. Is cancer possible?
Esophagus: The esophagus transports liquids and food from the back of the throat(pharynx) to the stomach. ...Read more
Esophageal anatomy?: Hi Ms KJ ~ PROXIMAL = NEAREST TO MIDLINE OR NEAR THE TOP OR FRONT END DISTAL IS OPPPOSITE AND SO FURTHEST FROM MIDLINE OR THE BOTTOM END OR FURTHEREST AWAY PORTION OR PART.....:-)) Hope that helps! THNKS ...Read more
Recent egd showed erythematous in the antrum and a single bleeding ulcer in the distal duodenal bulb. Can these be from the nissen i had ?
Digestion: The stomach is responsible for mixing food and preparing it for digestion. The enzymes which break food down into nutrients mix with the food in the duodenum, as does the bile from the liver. The nutrients are absorbed in the small intestine. Everything that is not absorbed travels to the large intestine, where water is absorbed, turning the waste from liquid to solid. ...Read more
Branches-abdom.aorta: Coeliac artery is the brach from front of abdominal aorta beginning at t12, L1 spine level and its 3 branches -left gastric artery, common hepatic artery and spenic artery give the main arterial supply as branches to pancreas, duodenum and stomach -major part.Part of the duodenum , stomach and pancreas are also supplied by superior mesenteric artery , which is a separate branch of abdominal aorta. ...Read more
Duodenal bulb were 2 areas of erosion with erythema and denuding of folds into the second and third portions of the duodenum?
H PYLORI?: I would recommend getting copies of your reports and making sure they did biopsied 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 ...Read more
Inflammation!: Most inflammatory diseases of the colon cause ulcers, eg. Uc, crohn's, but also seen with infections, trauma, ischemia ( poor blood supply) and toxic effects of some medications. Ulcers generally mean something has overwhelmed your body's natural defenses and imply something serious is going on. ...Read more
If they have a gastric ulcer or one in the duodenum, can they have pernicious anemia due to the stomach of duodenum being destroyed somewhere?
Possibly.: Pa is associated with antibodies that attack cells in the stomach. Besides interfering with B12 absorption, the stomach can develop atrophic gastritis, an inflammation of the stomach that results in the loss of all glandular tissue and scarring of the stomach. But ulcers are not a sign of this, and definitely not duodenal ulcers. The B12 problems come first, other stomach issues later. ...Read more
Acid Reflux: Not sure what "pre-ulcers" are, but if you are feeling discomfort in that area, contact your physician (pcp) for a diagnosis or referral to a specialist (gastroenterologist) for the proper diagnosis. Until that time, avoid acidic foods and drinks that are acidic, such as fruit juices, coffee, soda and others with caffeine, that produce stomach acid production. ...Read more
What causes ulcers in the mouth and all the way through the digestive tract and on the vaginal area?
Sjogren's is rare...: Usually small ulcers, or aphthous ulcers, are benign symptoms and are similar to canker sores. They can be caused by viruses, eating too many acidic or sugar-rich foods and candies. If the sores are also in vagina or in GI tract, you should be evaluated by a doctor. Any persistent sore in your mouth should be evaluated by dentist or physician! ...Read more
Curves rnd duodenum.: This organ curves around the duodenum, which is below and to the right of your stomach. ...Read more
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