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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
It's suspicious.: You shouldn't worry, but you should have a breast exam now and again in 6 months with a repeat mammogram in 6 months. Your mammogram shows that your l ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No concern needed: It simply means that your breasts are "thick" with tissue and moderately hard to "see" on mammogram. A word of caution however, b ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Follow up: Small nodules are hard to diagnose as biopsy can miss them. Furthermore, it seems there are several in your case. Depending on the size things like p ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Parenchymal density: is a very nonspecific term, unfortunately. It could mean anything from scar to mass to pneumonia to collapse of a small lung segment. Without the im ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Get clarification: Parenchymal only means "bulk of the substance" and in medical science of human anatomy, it only means "functional parts of an organ" thus, parenchyma ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
What Organ?: The term means that the expected uniformity of an organs' tissue texture has been degraded and the appearance has assumed a rather more coarse texture ... Read More
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hosea Mcadoo
55 years experience Radiology
Descriptive term: Not specific to any one thing. Parenchyma is just the main part of an organ or tissue. Echogenicity refers to how many echoes are produced by a tiss ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Kidney: Regular check up adequate water avoid motrin, lithium or meds that can damage kidneys.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney disease?: Your diagnosis of mild diffuse paenchymal disease (p) was made by a radiologist (r) looking at your renal ultrasound (u). The r's finding of p is a su ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Avanes
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Never hard of it: Heterogenous parenchymal disease of what organ?
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