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Retroperitoneal ademopathy

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
Small: "shotty" means "the size of gun shot." when lymph nodes are "shotty, " they're generally not thought to be important.
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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
Small nodes: Means they saw tiny lymph nodes in the posterior part of the abdomen. The clinical significance can vary from person to person. The doc who ordered th... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Yes, node over 1 cm by CT scan is normally seen. By PubMed website: The upper limit for the diameter is not the same for all lymph nodes, but varies w... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 40 years experience
Chronic scarring: Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis is a chronic non-specific inflammation of the retroperitoneum, which can entrap and obstruct important structures,... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Severe fibrosis: like that of severe scar formation , reasons are not clear ( unknown ) This severe scaring cause obstruction , to various organs to get choked like ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 37 years experience
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
One that is bigger that usually found in men like you who live where you live and are exposed to infections that are common in Texas. I would ask loc... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
It varies with location but generally -under 1cm
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Guarded: J Bone Jont Surg 94:736, 2012 is most current. 50% of a small number of patients with low-grade somatic leiomyosarcoma were alive in 4 years. Among pa... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
Hemorrhage: Retroperitoneal hemorrhage is an emergency and addressed either by embolization or surgery. Surgery finds and repairs the source of bleeding, as well ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
Manage symptoms: Retroperitoneal fibrosis is one of those chronic disorders without a cure. It causes scarring behind the abdominal organs. Can narrow veins, arteries,... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Fairly common: This is a cancer arising from connective tissue, blood vessels, or fat, in the area of your back behind the sheath that covers your intestine. Many of... Read More
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