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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
To cover all bases: A person with disseminated cancer may have involvement of the peritoneum. Depending on the symptoms, physical findings and test results from lab and i ... Read More

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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yahya Hashmi
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Cancer: If the colon cancer has spread away from the starting point it is always a concern. Your oncologist should always be asked what the prognosis will be ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It is possible: The peritoneum is normally very clear. There are no spots or nodules or streaks. If there is a cancer in the picture then it depends on what kind. So ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
Extent of disease: You really need to speak with your doctor. Only he or she can really know what they are thinking. Best of luck.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
7 YO? Can't post yet: Have to be 17 to post. Seven years old is too young to post, and requires speaking to your pediatrician about your questions until you're old enough t ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. John To
Dr. John To answered
30 years experience Radiology
Can be subtle : Did the patient have surgery where the surgeon biopsied the peritoneum ? Peritoneal implants can be very subtle at CT.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
If the peritoneal: involvement was mild it may not have been evident on the CT. Hard to say if a finding was actually missed without reviewing the images.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Confusing.: One should clarify if the oncologist has seen the CT report. If so, then ask the oncologist the basis for the opinion that there is peritoneal diseas ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not inconsistent: Peritoneal disease from metastatic colon cancer may affect the peritoneal lining in a thin layer, too thin for the resolution of a CT scan. In other w ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly transplant: Kidney transplant, over time, will likely produce better outcomes and better cost-effectivenes. Related donors - or even non-related living donors ('b ... Read More

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