The short of things is that my UC is responding to something! My GI said a month ago it would have probably looked a lot worse. Now to get the symptoms better....
The terminal ileum appeared normal.
Inflammation characterized by congestion (edema), erosions, erythema,
friability, granularity, loss of vascularity and mucus was found in a
continuous and circumferential pattern from the anus to the splenic
flexure up to 45 cm. This was moderate in severity. Biopsies were taken
with a cold forceps for histology.
In the right colon there were patches of purulence with erythema
scattered amidst normal appearing mucosa. Biopsies were taken with a
cold forceps for histology.
He ended up last minute deciding to do an upper scope too. I have a mild hiatal hearnia and LA grade B esophagitis. Also Diffuse mildly erythematous mucosa without bleeding was found in the
entire examined stomach.
36yr old mother of 3 Moderate Pancolitis 1/3/17. Hosp 1 week on Solumedrol, Delzicol. Apriso, pred, then switched to Balsazide 750 mg, and Uceris 9 mg 3 wks. Minor flare in August, flare since Oct 20. Acute pancreatitis from Balsalazide hosp. 2 days, Started Humira 12/15/17, reaction, Entyvio 1/12/18. 40 mg of Pred, still waiting for a change!