News  |  Journals  |  Conferences  |  Blogs  |  Articles  |  Forums  |  Twitter   
 

 Headlines:

 
 

Doctors Lounge - Gastroenterology Answers

"The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician."

Back to Gastroenterology Answers List

Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics

Question: Biopsy of terminal ileum: lymphoid hyperplasia


 skimom - Wed Nov 21, 2007 12:13 am

What is the significance of the following on a colonoscopy report?

Biopsy of terminal ileum: lymphoid hyperplasia. No evidence of crypt abscesses, granulomas, or dysplasia.

Also, is it normal to have "glandular hyperplasia" from the cecal biopsy?

This test was done on a 31 year old female with no know gastrointestinal problems.

Thanks!
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Tue Jan 29, 2008 12:44 am

User avatar Hi Skimom,

Lymphoid hyperplasia is a very nonspecific finding that can be related to numerous conditions. It is really currently not known what the significance of this is from what I could find in the literature. Similarly glandular hyperplasia is also related to many different things.

My best suggestion would be to discuss these findings with your GI specialist. These findings should be correlated with any other symptoms, etc. that you may be experiencing to help determine if there is a significant issue or not.

Best wishes.

|

Check a doctor's response to similar questions

 

advertisement.gif (61x7 -- 0 bytes)
 

Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?

Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community

  • Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.

  • Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.

Doctors Lounge Membership Application

 
     

 advertisement.gif (61x7 -- 0 bytes)

 

 

Tools & Services: Follow DoctorsLounge on Twitter Follow us on Twitter | RSS News | Newsletter | Contact us

 
Copyright © 2001-2010
Doctors Lounge.
All rights reserved.

Medical Reference:
Diseases | Symptoms
Drugs | Labs | Procedures
Software | Tutorials

Advertising
Links | Humor
Forum Archive
CME Articles

Privacy Statement
Terms & Conditions
Editorial Board
About us | Email

We subscribe to the HONcode principles of the HON Foundation. Click to verify.We subscribe to the HONcode principles.
Verify here