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hypodensity ct scan

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Morris
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Radiology: The term Hypodense means that an area on thew CT is "less dense" when compared to surrounding tissues on the same scan. Usually the "hypodense" area ... Read More
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypodense lesion: Hi, Hypodense means less dense than average, CT scan are a shade of grey base on how dense the tissue that radiation goes through is, air is less dens ... Read More
Dr. Andrea Rodgers
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
It depends: A hypodensity on a CT an area where the tissue is less dense. It depends on what part of the body was imaged and where the hypodensity is seen.

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Not good: The ct sounds ominus . Ca-19-9 is usually a marker for pancreatic cancser. Its very elevated in this patient.
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Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Need Biopsy: If malignant, possibllities include: ovarian cancer (al least stage iii) metastatic pancareatic cancer, or pancratobilliary cancer primary peritone ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Betts
33 years experience Neurosurgery
White matter lesions: Lesions in the brain are not good. Hypodense lesions are seen which lead to further studies to evaluate the lesions for infection or malignancy. Dis ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sophia Koen
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hypo-dense lesions: Hypodense lesions from infarcts means that there was loss of brain tissue as a result of lack of blood supply to the brain. This may be due to lack o ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
The vast majority: of incidentally discovered splenic lesions like this are benign cysts, pseudocysts, or hemangiomas requiring no treatment. Further evaluation with ul ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
Hepatic lesion: Hello, thanks for contacting us. In this case is difficult to say what that lesion means. In order to do that more information is needed, for example ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Without iv contrast, the CT scan is only good for identifying if there is a lesion but cannot characterize what it looks like, what type of blood supp ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Golden
21 years experience Urology
Observation: More than half the time, no cause for microscopic hematuria is identified. Could be idiopathic" hematuria, which just means we can't find an explanat ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
The are numerous: causes of liver enlargement including infection/inflammation, fatty infiltration, metabolic disturbances, cardiac dysfunction, and deposition/storage ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Cysts?: I presume that there was nothing to explain your weight loss other than the kidneys. These hypo densities sound non-specific. They may be early cyst ... Read More
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