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What Is Aphthous Erosion In The Terminal Ileum
What exactly is erythema in the left and right colon? Also what is erythema in the terminal ileum compatible with ileitis?
Inflammation: Erythema is a term used to describe redness that was probably noticed on endoscopy. Erythema usually is non specific and can mean anything from mild irritation during the procedure to something abnormal like infection or an inflammation. Biopsies and pathology is more accurate in identifying the exact problem. Ileitis is swelling of the small bowel and again erythema does not always mean ileitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Erythematous = red: Erythematous simply means red. The most common reason is due to increased blood flow as part of an inflammatory process. Rectal erythematous mucosa also called a proctitis caused by sexually transmitted diseases, inflammatory bowel diseases, infections and radiation therapy. Rec.: see a proctologist for further investigation. ...Read more
What is the treatment options for gastric mucosal abnormality in the antrum characterized by erythema?
Which is the part of ileum where gallstone is most likely to get imapcted in gallstone ileus.? Ileocecal junction or elsewhere..?Plz tell
A gallstone ileus: Implies pathologic communication of the gallbaldder with the bowel which can be large or small bowel most common is the duodenum, then hepatic flexure of the large bowel. The inflammation/infection causes the ileus 95% of the time. 5% are asymptomatic cholecystoenteric fistulas and impaction may or may not occur depending on the size of the stone. ...Read more
Colonoscopy -small ulcers in the terminal ileum. Biopsy confirms focal ileitis with superficial erosion, but no specific cause identified. What next?
*Nodularity, erythema and ulceration in the terminal ileum
* otherwise normal colonoscopy
*Normal mucosa in the whole colon
What does all this mean?
Ask you doctor: I am sure your doctor has told you what it all means....did he not? Please give us complete information so that we can offer you further help It looks like your Colon is healthy/ normal(that is a the large intestine) but you do have a problem in your small intestine(ileum is the name of the last part of small bowel before it changes into large bowel) You need to guided further by a Gastroenterolo ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mucosal thickening: Mucosa is the lining of the inner lumen of the bowel. The duodenum and jejunum are the first two segments of the small bowel. Thickening of these tissues can occur with a variety of conditions. It is not clear from you question if this was seen on ct or you plan to have a ct to "verify" its presence. Generally this may be followed up by endoscopy, referred to as egd. See a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
EGD:"Corrugated mucosa and linear furrows in the whole esophagus. Erythema in the Antrim. Severe gastritis. Is cancer possible?
What does the statement "a diffuse are of mucosa in the terminal ileum was nodular" mean. I dont understand the medical language ?
Ask GI doc who ordrd: This question's best answered by the GI doctor who performed the procedure & submitted the report. The GI doctor should explain its significance (i.e., if it correlates with your symptoms or not). "Diffuse" = widespread. "Terminal ileum" = region of small intestine near appendix / large intestine. "Nodular" means forming a mass or round spherical shape (nodule). TTYD. Good luck & thanks for asking ...Read more
Unsure: more information is needed. biopsies are often needed, and the whole picture has to be taken into context. IBD serologies and images can also help. ...Read more
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