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Prairigirl

Does This Seem Right?

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I finally got my biopsy back today and it said this: cd3 positive t-lymphocytes in the villus epithelium which suggest early celiac. Additional testing needed.

All of my blood work was negative. Does this sound like what you would see in a positive biopsy? My surgeon knows nothing about celiac and I'm scheduled to see a GI doc in a couple weeks. Just wanting to prepare myself as much as possible for the results.

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I'm not an expert but it looks like what they refer to as Marsh stage 1 which says "Marsh stage 1: increased number of intra-epithelial lymphocytes, usually exceeding 20 per 100 enterocytes". I'm pretty sure this is a positive biopsy result but hopefully someone with a little more knowledge will chime in....

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