An Emerging Ancillary Technique in Risk Stratification
The diagnosis of dysplasia in the setting of Barrett’s esophagus is one of the most challenging areas of GI pathology and is associated with high levels of inter-observer variability amongst general pathologists. In one recent study, 85% of Barrett’s low grade dysplasia (LGD) cases diagnosed in a community setting were found to be [...]
A 57-year-old man who carries a diagnosis of ulcerative colitis presents for colonoscopy. Histologic sections from the right colon show chronic and active inflammation with increased eosinophils, along with occasional structures like the one pictured below (Image 1, black arrow). What is your diagnosis?
Dr. Baishali Bhattacharya received her subspecialty training in gastrointestinal and liver pathology at Johns Hopkins University and was formerly an Assistant Professor of Pathology at Rhode Island Hospital/Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
Dr. Bhattacharya received her bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery (MBBS) from Tribhuvan University in Nepal, and subsequently earned her master [...]