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I have just had a endoscopy and I can't understand part of

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Hi, I have just had a endoscopy and I can't understand part of the wording.
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Customer: On the report it says, the procedure was completed successfully to D3.Apparent mucosal junction at 40cm from the incisors. Can you explain what this means please?
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 13 days ago.

Hello! My name is Dr.Ehtisham. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply momentarily.

Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 13 days ago.

This means that the endoscopic procedure was successfully done till the third part of the duodenum or D3

The apparent mucosal junction is the junction of stomach and esophagus and it is normally at a distance of 35-50 cm from your incisor teeth so it is also a normal finding

Please do let me know if you have any other question

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Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 13 days ago.

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