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Histology Dysplasia Apremalignant cellularchangeseen onbiopsypriorto thedevelopmentof cancer. 22 • Biopsy: Usually performed during an endoscopy. A small piece of mucosa (the inside lining of the intestine) is removed and examined under a microscope. This is an outstanding test to characterize types of inflammation and detect dysplasia and cancer. QXP 8/31/09 5:35 PM Page 23 100 Q&A ABOUT CROHN’S DISEASE AND ULCERATIVE COLITIS: A LAHEY CLINIC GUIDE Laboratory Testing Diagnosis Through the use of blood tests, your physician can determine whether you are anemic, malnourished, vitamin deficient, have electrolyte imbalances, or have other abnormalities that could contribute to your symptoms.

Because the symptoms of celiac disease can be found in a variety of intestinal disorders, the diagnosis of celiac disease cannot be made based upon symptoms alone. There are several blood tests for detecting celiac disease, with the most accurate being an antiendomysial antibody test. QXP 8/31/09 5:35 PM Page 31 100 Q&A ABOUT CROHN’S DISEASE AND ULCERATIVE COLITIS: A LAHEY CLINIC GUIDE Diagnosis confirm the diagnosis. A biopsy taken during an upper endoscopy is a routine and painless sampling of a tiny, approximately 2- to 3-mm piece of small bowel mucosa.

For those who have diverticulosis throughout the colon and the site of bleeding cannot be clearly localized, the entire colon may need to be removed. Up to 20% of people can have recurrent diverticular bleeding. QXP 8/31/09 5:35 PM Page 39 100 Q&A ABOUT CROHN’S DISEASE AND ULCERATIVE COLITIS: A LAHEY CLINIC GUIDE Diagnosis they leave the hospital up to years later. While this information may not seem reassuring to those who have had a diverticular bleeding episode, it is important to remember that most people do not bleed again.

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