I am diagnosed with Barrett's Esophagus by GI doctor. The biopsy report says:
"Esophageal Biopsies at 39 cm include the squamococolumner junction. The Sequamous epithelium shows no abnormality. The contiguous gastric cardia mucosa contains focus of pancreatic metaplasia and a focus of complete intestinal mataplasia. Dysplasia is not seen. The lamina propria contains moderate numbers of lymphocytes, plasma cells and eosinophils."
Can someone tell me fthe following:
1. Do I need to do another ECD/biopsy to confirm?
2. Should I consider procedures to remove the intestinal mataplasia?
3. What role is pancreatic metaplasia play in Barrett's Esophagus?
I am sorry u r having to deal with this condition.I have not had ne experience with Barrett's Esophagus. And since this is a support forum, we can not advise u on what ur biopsie reveals or what u should do.
If another member has had this condition and the above mentioned proceedure they can share their experiences with u to help u decide what u need to do.
I would suggest u try our expert forum...there a dr may answer ur questions....do be patient as the forum only allows so many questions.
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