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Gastric biopsy result: antral mucosa revealing mild to moderate chronic inflamation with associated extensive intestinal metaplesia. What that mean?

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

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Biopsy (Definition)

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


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Gyno performed uterine biopsy but states not enough tissue gotten 4 diagnosis but biopsy results read "Normal ' Please help understand ?

Gyno performed uterine biopsy but states not enough tissue gotten 4 diagnosis but biopsy results read "Normal ' Please help understand ?

It is normal : We may think at the Time we are doing the biopsy that we didn't obtain enough tissue, however if the pathology report says it's normal then they were able to obtain enough tissue to get a good specimen. The pathologist would have let the provider know that there was not enough tissue to determine if the results were normal. So it sounds like everything is good. ...Read more

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Mum, 64, having benign ovarian cyst(5.1cm)removed laproscopically.Ca125 -2.3.Remove ovaries & uterus? Confused as biopsy result will come after surgery

Mum, 64, having benign ovarian cyst(5.1cm)removed laproscopically.Ca125 -2.3.Remove ovaries & uterus? Confused as biopsy result will come after surgery

Ok: If it is a benign cyst please do not worry. Most systems are benign however in a 64-year-old woman there is a small chance of malignancy. The pathologist will review the tissue and make a biopsy report after the surgery to ensure that it is benign. ...Read more

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Biopsy results -hpv cin3 what does that mean?

Biopsy results -hpv cin3 what does that mean?

Cevical Dysplasia: It means abnormal biopsy result and there is cervical dysplasia also called cervical intraepithelial neoplasia caused by hpv virus it is a premalignant transformation and abnormal growth of squamous cells on the cervix.Most cases are stable and clear itself by hosts immune system.But small percentage progress to cause cevical cancer.Cin3 needs treatment to destroy the neoplastic cervical cells. ...Read more

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Can you have a false positive biopsy result for crohns?

Can you have a false positive biopsy result for crohns?

Yes: There are a variety of other causes of granulomatous disease in the gut; half of crohn's cases don't show granulomas in the first place, and i suspect no pathologist would make the call except upon examining the clinical and imaging findings as well. The diagnosis of crohn's, and the decision how to treat, is usually made by collaboration among physicians. ...Read more

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How do you know if somebody has osteochondroma or osteosarcoma? Do you have to wait for biopsy results?

How do you know if somebody has osteochondroma or osteosarcoma? Do you have to wait for biopsy results?

Almost never: Osteochondroma and osteosarcoma look very different on x-ray, ct and mri. Osteochondroma can be confidently diagnosed with imaging alone. There is <1% chance of an osteochondroma turning into a chondrosarcoma. In that rare event, it's usually a low grade one that almost never spreads. For osteosarcoma, there is usually strong suspicion based on imaging, but a biopsy is needed to confirm. ...Read more

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I'm a 25 female an just got a colonoscopy. I have a polyp. Is this normal for my age? No biopsy results yet.

I'm a 25 female an just got a colonoscopy. I have a polyp. Is this normal for my age? No biopsy results yet.

It depends: It depends the biopsy results. Some polyps are very benign and pose no risk for cancer progression. The question is why did you get a colonoscopy at age 25? Something else must have been going on. ...Read more

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My edometrium biopsy results states: "benign proliferative endometrium" what does this mean? How it can be cured?

My   edometrium biopsy results states: "benign proliferative endometrium" what does this mean? How it can be cured?

This is normal: It is a normal finding seen in women who are still cycling (pre-menopausal). The menstrual cycle has a proliferative phase and a secretory phase. Both are normal and benign. ...Read more

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Hiya. Will endoscopy see gastritis? And will it show right when the endoscopy is done or have to wait for biopsy results? Thanks.

Hiya. Will endoscopy see gastritis? And will it show right when the endoscopy is done or have to wait for biopsy results? Thanks.

Both: Some types of gastritis may be obvious on endoscopic examination. Depending on the type and severity of the lesion, you may need to wait for the biopsy for the definitive diagnosis. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Biopsy results says Mid Secretory Endometrium. endometirial biopsy, are fragments of tan spongy soft tissue. 1.0x1,0x0.2. What does it mean?

Endometrial biopsy: Your result indicate that at the time of your biopsy you were in the secretory or second phase of your cycle just before menstruation. Good things to know: no evidence of hyperplasia (pretumor growth) or malignancy. Sounds like a normal biopsy. ...Read more

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I'm so afraid it might be the big c, so how long do biopsy results take?

I'm so afraid it might be the big c, so how long do biopsy results take?

Depends: Depends on what was biopsied and where. Usually about a week but sometimes special tests are done and it takes longer. ...Read more

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I just got back a Biopsy Result It says I have Faucr Suppurative Folliculitis this is the best I can read the report. What is this and is it bad news?

I just got back a Biopsy Result It says I have Faucr Suppurative Folliculitis  this is the best I can read the report. What is this and is it bad news?

Biopsy report: You need to discuss this with the person who did the biopsy and ordered the report. They are in the best position to interpret it. We don't even know where the biopsy was from. ...Read more

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How long can it take to get bone biopsy results?

How long can it take to get bone biopsy results?

A few days: Depending on what the biopsy is for, the initial results (gross micro) will come back in a few days. If the biopsy is for something more specific like tumors, infection, then the permanent results can take up to a week depending on additional stains or final culture results. ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more