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parenchymal echogenecity

A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Please Clarify: Unfortunately you failed to ask a question. This would appear to be a report of an ultrasound. The best next step is to have it interpreted by your ph ... Read More

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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Please Contact Doc: Given that we do not have any history from you, the medications you are on, the five liver function blood tests or any other sense of the context to y ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
3 questions here: Echogenicity likely from fat deposition-commonly associated with obesity, diabetes, some meds., alcohol. Rx: lose weight, keep diabetes under control, ... Read More
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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Ultrasound: The term describes the sonographic characteristics of the kidney tissue. When the cortical echogenicity is increased the kidney looks brighter. This i ... Read More
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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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
May: Need blood tests, renal vascular doppler , and or kidney biopsy. May need to see a nephrologist.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Usually not much: You didn't mention what organ was studied. In most cases, this just describes the tissue with perhaps some fatty tissue or even scar. Fibrous tissu ... Read More

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