Wednesday, November 23, 2011
What are mast cells and what is mastocytic enterocolitis Dr. Scot Lewey, the Food Doc, reviews what mast cells are and discusses the condition mastocytic enterocolitis, a newly recognized condition that is a cause of many cases of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS. This condition can be only diagnosed by having biopsies of the intestinal lining that are stained with special stains. The condition is treatable with medication that Dr. Lewey reviews. Pictures of the intestinal biopsy of mastocytic enterocolitis can be seen on the Food Doc website www.thefooddoc.com as well written explanation of the condition and treatment.
What are mast cells and what is mastocytic enterocolitis
Posted by The Food Doc, Dr. Scot Lewey on Wednesday, November 23, 2011