Dr. Corinne Deurdulian

Radiology
CA
24 years experience

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Radiology

Diagnostic Radiology

Interventional Radiology

Nuclear Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

107 Answers
23 Agrees
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Maybe: You may feel the plantaris muscle behind your knee. It then becomes a tendon as it enters your calf.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Yes and no: The cecum can be seen on colonoscopy as long as the scope can be passed all the way through the colon. In a sigmoidoscopy, on the colon that is near ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Depends...: Usually for larger breasts, larger platforms are used during the mammogram. Since the breast still has to be compressed considerably, the pain may st... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Depends: It depends on the angle of the x-ray and the projection of your tooth relative to the x-ray.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Many causes: There are many causes for a "shadow" on your x-ray. Does the report give some more explanation? If not, your doctor can help fill in the gap. Sorry... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Not likely.: Pancreatic cancer would be very unlikely in your age group. Left upper quadrant pain is very nonspecific but could be due to your stomach or the musc... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Usually 6 wks after: Usually you can have an MRI 6 weeks after your surgery, provided that all the devices are MRI safe. Typically with fusion, all the implanted hardware... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Likely benign: Birads 3 means a breast lesion or finding is likely benign (> 98% chance). I would follow the recommendations in your reports.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Yes but rare: Mri contrast can have side effects but they are extremely rare. Contrast side effects are more common with ct.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Depends: A large kidney stone that does not pass may obstruct the flow of urine from the kidney to the bladder, causing the "urine collecting system" of the ki... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Your doctor: Your doctor can tell the difference when he/ she does your exam and takes your history. If a radiology exam is needed, he/she will determine that.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Second opinion: If your brother has stage 4 brain cancer, you should get an opinion from a neurosurgeon. If he lives in southeast texas, you can consider md anderson ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Yes, or gynecologist: Irregular bleeding or spotting may be due to hormonal imbalance or other causes. You should see a gynecologist.
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A female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Very unlikely: You likely ovulated days before your period which means that your egg wouldn't be able to be fertilized within hours of your actual period.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Yes but not reliably: Unless you have very predictable cycles and can tell exactly when you're ovulating, you're taking a risk having unprotected intercourse and may get pr... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
It varies: Testicular or scrotal lumps, whether they are benign like cysts, or cancer, can be hard or soft. If you feel something, it is important that you go t... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Possible infection: You could have a bladder infection or an inflammatory process involving your urinary tract. Bladder cancer would be unlikely in a patient of your age... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Pancreatitis?: It's hard to know exactly without seeing the scan, but these findings may be seen in pancreatitis, or inflammation of the pancreas.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Imaging test: A sonogram or ultrasound uses sound waves to obtain images of the body. There is no radiation and usually no IV contrast. The abdomen ultrasound wil... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Ask your OB: I see you are taking thyroid medication and still breastfeeding. Although melatonin is generally considered safe, you want to minimize medications th... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Follow up with Gyn.: If you are experiencing unusual discharge, follow up with your gynecologist. May hormonal issues and infections can cause various types of discharge.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Maybe gallbladder: You might have gallbladder issues. You should go see your doctor, and if needed, he/she can order an ultrasound to look at your gallbladder and other... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Several things: Calcifications in the renal pyramids can cause increased echogenicity. This can be caused by abnormal calcium metabolism related to renal osteodystro... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Differs per person: How fast liquid empties from your stomach varies; however, on average, at least half of your stomach contents should be emptied by 60-90 minutes, usua... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Need follow up: You will need a follow up ultrasound in 1 -2 weeks to evaluate the status of the findings. Sometimes the embryo is too small to clearly show a heartb... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
It means normal: This is good statement. It means your study is normal.
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A female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Not if had period: The pre-ejaculate fluid does contain sperm and you can get pregnant as the sperm can stay alive for sometime in your uterus. If you already got your ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Probably not: Ovarian cysts at your age are very common. They can enlarge, regress, and rupture - which can cause pain. Your pain may also be related to your cycl... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Based on LMP: Your estimated gestational age (how many weeks you are) is based on the date of your last menstrual period (LMP). I would likely go for ultrasound 8 ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Depends...: Ground glass opacities on chest x-rays may be due to inflammatory or infectious causes, and occasionally hemorrhage. You may have or previously had a... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Dark spot/ region: A lucency is a dark spot or region on an x-ray. It's significance depends on where on the x-ray the lucency is seen , e.g. Bone, lung, etc...
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Yes.: You would usually be able to see an adrenal tumor on a ct done for stones. Most adrenal tumors are benign and called "adenomas." red and white blood... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Technical parameters: It sounds like you have listed technical parameters on from an ultrasound scan. This may have been a transvaginal scan. That does not sound like par... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Unlikely but....: Unlikely, unless his blood counts for certain anticoagulants are low and his skin is bruising easily due to limited blood clotting ability.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
No. : This is normal for your age. Cysts are cyclical in women of child-bearing age and come and go - increase and regress.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Very possible: Although this question is better answered by your gynecologist or fertility specialist, if your PCOS is under control, there is a good chance you can ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Possibly: A 2cm cyst with septation at the age of 36 is likely not significant. Cysts are normally present in young women of childbearing age. However, for yo... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
It's possible: The innominate vein usually cannot be compressed by ultrasound because of its location in the chest behind the ribs, sternum, and/or clavicle. I'm not... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Review with your doc: Your doctor who ordered this study can review it with you and help explain anatomy and findings. If you are just reading the report, it will be diffi... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
TSH is normal: Since your TSH is normal, it is possible that your thyroid is being stimulated by your pregnancy. However, it may also be unrelated, especially if yo... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Ignore: Patients with a higher cancer risk -smokers- will be followed more closely than lower risk patients.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Many ways: There are many pain medication that do not include codeine. As long as your doctors are aware of your allergies, they will prescribe the proper pain ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
YES!: Stop worrying. If you have symptoms that get worse, then you can go back to your doctor.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Angled view: It's an angled view on the x-ray.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Depends on the type: If you are having an ultrasound of your abdomen, you cannot eat for about 6 hours ahead of time. If you are having a thyroid or neck ultrasound, you ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
May be normal: Multiple follicles if small are seen normally in ovaries of premenopausal women/ women of childbearing age. Depending on the size, they may be normal... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Lung infection: Walking pneumonia is an infection in the lungs which is treatable with antibiotics. It is typically not a severe infection.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Yes.: Most thyroid nodules remain stable over many years. Some can increase in size and some can decrease. It depends on the composition of the nodule.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 24 years experience
Depends: You should see a cardiologist who can evaluate the type of blockage and the extent. The cardiologist will then assign appropriate medicine or treatme... Read More
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Nov 13, 2013
Dr. Deurdulian is an outstanding physician with a wealth of knowledge and is truly a patient advocate. She is a great physician to have on HealthTap due to her vast experience and expertise in the fie...Read More
Oct 27, 2014
i recommend Dr Corinne Deurdulian she is an excellent physician passionate and well read and very knowledgeable
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Deurdulian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thankyou,yes shes had x-ray,ctscan,now mri,was told pos w/enough presr

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

UT Houston and MD Anderson Cancer Center

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