Mildly erythematous mucosa means that mucous membranes appear somewhat red, according to Health Tap. The redness usually signifies inflammation or irritation. Diffuse, in medical terminology, means not localized or conce... More »

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A dialysis shunt enables the movement of blood to a vein from an artery, according to HealthTap. In doing so, a higher blood flow access is made available for dialysis. The connector that facilitates the transfer of the ... More »

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Diabetes is one of several diseases that can cause body odor, according to HealthTap. In the case of diabetes mellitus, ingested sugars raise the level of glucose in the blood. Having an elevated blood glucose level is t... More »

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The adenovirus is among a group of viruses that typically infect membranes of the urinary tract, intestines, the respiratory tract and the eyes, according to KidsHealth. The viruses can cause sore throat, bronchitis, pne... More »

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Antrum mucosa erythematous defined means erythema, or redness, of the lining of the distal portion of the stomach. Antral mucosal erythema is commonly seen in patients with gastritis. More »

Squamous mucosa is the term for the inner lining of the esophagus. It is composed of flat squamous cells similar to those that make up the body's external skin, says The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. More »

Hepatic parenchymal disease is damage to the functional cells of the liver, according to HealthTap. Liver diseases can be divided into those affecting the biliary ducts and those affecting the functional cells of the org... More »