What is a granuloma?

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   Posted 2/20/2009 5:47 AM (GMT -6)   
My daughters latest endoscopy showed grauloma. What is it? Does this mean she has chron's rather than colitis?

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   Posted 2/20/2009 8:05 AM (GMT -6)   
It's basically a mass of some sort. What did the doctor say about it?
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   Posted 2/20/2009 8:23 AM (GMT -6)   
Granuloma is caused by inflammation or tissue injury. They're benign and usually cause no symptoms. Here's a reference:
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
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