50 cm of infammed colon sound right?

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   Posted 1/10/2009 2:24 PM (GMT -6)   
I just finished reading my c-scope report and it says I am "moderately to severely inflammed up t0 50 cm" of my colon. This seems like an awful lot to me. I was wondering what others people had read in their report. Thanks
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   Posted 1/10/2009 3:13 PM (GMT -6)   
Thats about right.  I have 45 cm.  I does sound like  a lot, but remember that your colon is 6 ft long, so you are talking a foot and a half that is affected.

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