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Ulcerated and vascular-patterm-decreased mucosa in the.Sigmoid colon?

Ulcerated and vascular-patterm-decreased mucosa in the.Sigmoid colon?

Ulcerative Colitis: Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that can have ulceration and decreased vascular patterns in the sigmoid colon. Common symptoms are weight loss, frequent diarrhea (usually bloody) & abdominal pain. Uc occurs when your immune system cannot control the inflammation. See your doctor immediately if you are having these symptoms. ...Read more

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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


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What is erythematous and vascular-pattern-decreased mucosa in the sigmoid colon?

A description of the: Erythematous means red and decreased vascular pattern applies to the blood vessels that go through this area.Erythematous could be suggestine of inflammation. ...Read more

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Multiple foci of extramural vascular invasion present .... This was noted after the colon resection surgery. What this mean ?

Multiple foci of extramural vascular invasion present .... This was noted after the colon resection surgery. What this mean ?

This is aggressive C: This is a sign of very aggressive cancer, one more prone to spread and to recur. Additional chemo and Radiotherapy may be useful depending on the site of the primary tumor(for rectal cancers RT is commonly used). ...Read more

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What is multiple foci of extramural Vascular invasion ... This was noted on re path report after colon resection . Has it penetrated the bowel wall ?

What is multiple foci of extramural
Vascular invasion ... This was noted on re path report after colon resection . Has it penetrated the bowel wall ?

Vascular invasion: It doesn't sound like typical growth directly through the bowel wall but vascular invasion can lead to metastatic disease. Most carcinomas of the colon would travel via lymphatics, vascular invasion is rare in this type of tumor. ...Read more

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Had ulcerative colitis for 15 yrs (confirmed by sigmoid and biopsies). Just had 1st colonoscopy, shows granular, loss of vascular pattern and minor ulcers in ascending colon, cecum, sigmoid and colon. Is this UC or chrons?

Had ulcerative colitis for 15 yrs (confirmed by sigmoid and biopsies). Just had 1st colonoscopy, shows granular, loss of vascular pattern and minor ulcers in ascending colon, cecum, sigmoid and colon. Is this UC or chrons?

Ulcerative colitis: All of the biopsies from colonoscopy showed inflammatory changes consistent with ulcerative colitis. The later is part of the spectrum of IBD but involves only the mucosal layer of the bowel. Chrons disease is a form of IBD that involves all layers of the bowel and can be recognized on scans of the bowel or deeper layers of bowel on bx. ...Read more

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What does incomplete distension of colon mean? Had a CT scan and that was included in results. what is incomplete distension of colon?

Nothing serious: It merely means that your large intestine was partially collapsed on the images, so the radiologist could not see all parts of them. It is not a sign of any sort of dangerous illness. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Had abd/pelvic CT scan. in pelvis write up, it says "incomplete distension of the colon does somewhat limit evaluation". What does this mean?

Had abd/pelvic CT scan.  in pelvis write up, it says "incomplete distension of the colon does somewhat limit evaluation".  What does this mean?

CT scan: Not necessarily does this mean anything "bad" or wrong. CT scan does not diagnose inside the colon for "polyps" which is why a colonoscopy is needed. It can though identify more commonly "Diverticulosis".. which are small pockets of the lilting of the colon. ...Read more

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Hello Doctors..i was diagnosed regenerative foveolar hyperplasia, lamina propria congestion, oedema , vascular ectasia. Any advice?

Hello Doctors..i was diagnosed regenerative foveolar hyperplasia, lamina propria congestion, oedema , vascular ectasia. Any advice?

Follow DR's advice: It is important for you to follow your DR's advice. Without a full medical history, and exam, it would not be wise to give you additional advice. ...Read more

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What is vascular dilation?

What is  vascular dilation?

Relaxed blood vessel: Blood vessels are not pipes. They have muscles in the walls and are capable of expanding and contracting to maintain your blood pressure and volume. Vascular dilation or vasodilation refers to the state when blood vessels are relaxed and expanded such as when you drink alcohol or put a hot pack on your skin. Vasoconstriction is the opposite. ...Read more

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Colonic (Definition)

This is a combining term referring to some condition, treatment or disease of the colon. Such as colonic enema, colonic ...Read more


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Vascular (Definition)

"vasculum" ...Read more