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Dr. Corinne Deurdulian

Radiology
CA
23 years experience

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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
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
See below...: The lung findings likely refer to some scarring that can be normally seen in the upper lungs. If the bladder is decompressed, the wall will look thick... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Hard to say: That distribution is not typical, but pain can refer to different areas in different people.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Positive distraction: Positive attitudes, distraction techniques, and reassurances are helpful to get kids to acquiesce. However, it is normal for kids to be nervous. Off... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Depends...: Depends on where in the body it is what structure it is referring to - like a lymph node, in an organ, outside an organ or lymph node region, or in t... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Normal finding: That is a totally normal description for ovaries in a person who has periods/ is of child-bearing age. The small follicles is good because it may ind... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Maybe: That is the current recommendation, but some opt to postpone their baseline until age 40 if there is no family history of breast cancer and they are a... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Blood flow: Color on your thyroid ultrasound means that color doppler was applied and blood flow was detected. It is generally normal unless there is too much co... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Yes.: Generally, the ultrasound can be off for a about week in the 1st trimester, 2 weeks in the 2nd, and 3 weeks in the 3rd.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Both are complex: CT and MRI can identify bones and soft tissues of the skull and anatomy of the brain but in different types of detail. Intracranial means inside the ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
3T: For cartilage abnormalities, 3t imaging is great due to it's resolution capabilities, but still the imaging is dependent on the protocols set on each ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Thickened tissue: Adenomyosis is thickening of the tissue between the endometrium (inner lining of the uterus) and the rest of the uterine tissue (myometrium). It is co... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Need to see a doctor: You may have some sort of hormonal imbalance or you could be pregnant. You may be experiencing pain from ovulation. You should be examined by a doct... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Not enough info: Sometimes, if a pregnancy is very early, it will not be seen by ultrasound. Your doctor will order a follow up ultrasound if there is concern for an ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Good question: Often, anxiety can cause palpitations and tachycardia, even when you're not feeling stressed. Thyroid issues may contribute. It sounds like you have ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Minimal: If the exposure was just a few times, you should be ok. But don't continue - consider spray tanning instead.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Different therapy?: You may not be receiving the proper level of hormonal balance. You need to go back to your gynecologist to be evaluated appropriately.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Not sure.: Only the doctors evaluating you can make that decision. It is really good that you had your x-rays submitted so they can see the changes before and a... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
No.: Unfortunately stones more than 5mm cannot usually pass on their own, so intervention is often needed. If lithotripsy did not work, then percutaneous ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
No: Most coughs do not require a chest x-ray. Your doctor may opt to obtain an x-ray if you have a persistent cough over a long period of time that is not... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
No.: You cannot still be a virgin if you had sex, protected or not.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Not the MRI,maybe CT: The lumbar MRI will not image the bowel. It will show problems involving or surrounding the spine. If she is having pain from constipation, she may n... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
No but need the X-ray: You should if the prior facility still has your X-ray. If so, they can "lend" it to you if on film or they can give you a digital copy on CD/DVD.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Depends: You could have hemorrhoids that are burning and itching. Any general practice doctor could examine you and get you treatment. However, you can start ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Depends...: Depends on which sequence you are seeing it. There are many sequences on mri.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
A little is ok.: Yes. A little bit is ok. But stones or not, we all need to watch our sugar intake!
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
On the mammogram: By doing the mammogram, the radiologist is able to determine the breast density. Although dense breasts may make the scan a little more difficult, di... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
See your doctor: Chronic sore throat may be related to a number of reasons, including reflux (GERD) and allergies. You should see your doctor to see if you can be test... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Depends: Spotting may be normal early in pregnancy. You should call your OB's office and let them know. They may decide to schedule an appointment if it persi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
See a gynecologist: Fibroids can be a cause of pain and cramping. You should see a gynecologist who can review your ultrasound and correlate with your physical exam and ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Unlikely.: All that means is that you gave yourself a little Progesterone burst when your body may have done it on its own. This usually of no consequence.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
IT may: It may since your body will have a heightened awareness of pain due to the kidney stones. It may make you more sensitive to your menstuation pain.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Not always well seen: Rib fractures may or may not be readily visible on XR. Sometimes there is small hint that the alignment of the rib is off which may be the reason for... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Keep drinking water: Sometimes the stones can irritate your kidneys for a long time. Your stone may or not pass depending on its location. If you are having persistent p... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Depends: This may be a fibroid. However, your gynecologist will order tests that are appropriate for your age and medical history.
A female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
It means normal: This is good statement. It means your study is normal.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 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.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 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.
A female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 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.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 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
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 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
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 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.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 years experience
Depends: It depends on the angle of the x-ray and the projection of your tooth relative to the x-ray.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 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...
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
Radiology 23 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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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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