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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Not a Stone: Stones or calcifications will block the ultrasound beam and cause a sonic shadow. An echogenic focus produces more echoes and appears brighter than su ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Polyp, fibroid: I am assuming that you had an ultrasound because of a problem. The ultrasound shows an abnormality in the lining. This either represents a fibroid o ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Genetic testing: We can not conclude the genetic status of the baby based only on these findings. This typically would prompt further testing. There are blood tests th ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Non-urgent, but...: An intentional or incidental finding of a 13-mm stone at lower pole of left kidney needs no urgent care, but it is good idea to be evaluated so to dec ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Lall
Dr. Neil Lall answered
11 years experience Radiology
Nonspecific: The kidney measurement is relatively normal and is essentially just given for reference. The echogenic focus is somewhat nonspecific and could be man ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Calcification: An echogenic focus in the kidney is usually caused by calcification. Usually this is a kidney stone, but it is possible this could be calcification i ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Gregory Carter
38 years experience Urology
Kidney stone: This is most likely a 3 mm kidney stone.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Sounds stable: Most likely benign nodule.. if becones 1.0 to 1.5 cm in diameter biopsy usually recommended.
A member asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
25 years experience Urology
May not be stone: You likely have had a renal ultrasound. A kidney stone usually does create shadowing because it does not allow transmission of sound waves. A "twink ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarik Hadid
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Followed: It should be followed clinically and radiologically
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