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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
35 years experience Phlebology
They can be: The most common causes of calcification in the pelvis include phleboliths, arterial calcification from vascular disease, and infarcted fibroids in the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not a problem: Bits of calcium form in the walls of the pelvic veins. It's of no concern.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Schwartz
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Small calcified vein: These can be seen on a cat scan (sometimes a plain x-ray). They are small veins, sometimes that get benign clots that become calcified. Not much of a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Symptoms?: I guess you are reading the report of an abdominal x ray. Phleboliths are benign and are no cause for concern. They are not easily confused with urete ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: No, those are generally not felt to cause symptoms at all. So if you are having pain, it is likely something else. Have you had an MRI? Consider a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes,: an ovarian cyst is in the category of adnexal masses, but so are other ovarian and paraovarian masses . Generally the next step in the evaluation wou ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Not sure.: Sometimes a phlebolith can't be differentiated from a distal ureter stone on xray, and a CT is done to make the distinction. Perhaps the calcified ve ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Idiopathic: No one knows the cause, but they are not clinically significant. MVA not the cause
A female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Phlebolith: is a tiny bruise or bleeding spot that has healed and over time became hard as a rock ("litho"). It is mineralized and most often contains traces of c ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Not much: pelvic phleboliths are calcifications seen on xray. they are not really associated with a disease or serious medical condition.
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