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

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Erythematous means red and decreased vascular pattern applies to the blood vessels that go through this area.Erythematous could be suggestine of inflammation
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ulcerated and vascular-patterm-decreased mucosa in the.sigmoid colon?

Ulcerative Colitis

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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.
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What is nodular mucosa?

Nodular mucosa

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Generally speaking, mucosa, or the lining of the GI tract is relatively smooth appearing, with the exception of the small intestine, which appears like numerous fingers projecting from the mucosa. Nodular mucosa is a lumpy-bumpy appearance that can be benign. Generally it would be biopsied to assist in the diagnosis.
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What is granular mucosa colon?

Mucosa of the colon

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At colonoscopy the doctor will describe the appearance of the mucosa of the colon during the examination. Granular appearing mucosa usually means there is a roughened or sometimes reddish appearance and often correlates with inflammation in the colon. The pathologist is the doctor who looks at the biopsy makes that diagnosis.
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How does a normal mucosa look?

Normal mucosa.

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Here are some examples: http://www.laendo.net/table/endoscopic-images/normal/
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What exactly is erythematous mucosa?

Inflammation

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Mucous membranes cover most of the internal organs and spaces of the body. If the mucosa is is erythmatous, it means it is red and this usually means inflammed or irritated. This can be due to infections, trauma, auto-immune disorders and toxic agents that come into contact. In your case, it would depend on where, why and when. Discuss with your doctor if needed.
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What does "flat mucosa" mean in an egd?

Celiac disease?

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Generally when referring to flat mucosa during an egd one is referring to the duodenum or small intestine. The intestine generally has hairlike protrusions called villi. With certain diseases, these villi become blunted or shortened and the mucosa appears flat. The most common cause is celiac disease, a gluten allergy.
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What causes redness in mucosa in colon?

Irritation

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infection, inflammation can cause redness
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How to cure erythematous mucosa in colon?

Determine cause

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if its bacteria, virus or parasite, find which one it is and treast accordingly
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What Is Erythematous Mucosa in the Rectum?

Erythematous = red

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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.
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