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pancreas showed echogenic areas with small hypoechoic areads and no vascularity

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Possibly.: By the description, it sounds like an abnormal lymph node. There are many causes, most are benign and related to inflammatory/infectious processes. ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Perhaps: Loss of the normal lymph node anatomy (echogenic hilus, central vascularity, longer than wide) can indicate a lymph node that needs more evaluation. S ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Likely: You may need additional imaging like CT or MRI to further evaluate this findings, but it sounds like a biopsy may be warranted to get a definitive ans ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
Parotid mass: Your doctor will probably want an FNA, fine needle aspiration to obtain cells that can be examined by a pathologist. Probably will be benign but your ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Need symptoms: We need to 1st understand what symptoms were you having, & why the abdominal ultrasound was ordered. Also, a good understanding of ALL of your med ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Consistency: A lot depends on what has happened to this nodule over the last 20 yr. Any growth? Is the calcification new? The best scenario is where the US and F ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abdelkader Hawasli
43 years experience General Surgery
Not necessarily: An enlarged lymph node could be a benign reaction to an infection or a sign of malignant spread. A proper evaluation by physician with possible corse ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
What kind: of ultrasound did you have? What organ is being referred to as hypoechoic?
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Renal echogenicity: Renal echogenicity is a sign of scaring or increased density of the kidney and implies underlying medical kidney disease. You should see a Nephrologi ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Inflamed lymph node not uncommon. Only on one side is of concern. Biopsy is possible but is it necessary? Us report is not bad. Wait a bit and see if ... Read More

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