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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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How long will it take to get my liver biopsy results?

How long will it take to get my liver biopsy results?

Two days to a week: If it is a routine histological examination by the pathologist it will take less than 48 hours. It takes one day to fix the tissue and the next day the slides are examined under the microscope and the pathologist dictates it out. It could be as early as 48 hour or more than a week if you need special stains performed. ...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

Uterus (Definition)

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