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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Look outside lung: Yes CT scans can miss SCLC, especially if the scan is not a 'high resolution' scan with sufficient overlap. However, with 2 negative scans, you should ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Fatigue: 49 M UK has fatigue and wt loss CT neg could it have missed SCLC ? Sorry do not know what SCLC means.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nidal Hasan
25 years experience Endocrinology
Unlikely: Very unlijely. Hormonal tests can confirm praneoplastic syndrome
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
By SCLC, I presume: you mean small cell lung cancer...a type of lung cancer that is aggressive and is a neuroendocrine tumor which can produce ectopic hormones. But it ce ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience Radiology
Small Cell Lung Ca: SCLC does metastasize early, often to nodes, which are often the presenting finding. Usu. the primary tumor is small even though symptoms have occurre ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: I wish they were all this easy to answer. Maybe there's something elsewhere. Did you get an antibody panel run?
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Uncommon: Most Zollinger-Ellison / gastrinoma are from islet cell tumors of the foregut. Oat cell carcinoma can produce other paraneoplastic syndromes, famously ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No conflict there: With any tumor, any solid cancer, using an imaging method such as plain x-ray, CT, US, or MRI always means there is a minimum size of tumor below whi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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Cat scan: ; biopsy most advantageous approach.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
29 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes.: It depends on the composition of the stone. Gallstones are usually cholesterol and may not be calcified. Tiny urate renal stones may alson not be seen ... Read More

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