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spiculated nodule breast

A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Biopsy needed: You will be ok.
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Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
nodule: Based on your description, it may need to be biopsied.
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Dr. Dariush Vaziri
47 years experience Breast Surgery
Suspicious: Your description seems to be from the report of your breast ultrasound. These finding are considered suspicious for malignancy and require a biopsy (u ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Pretty worrisome: from your description. Address your concerns with your health care provider who has your history available. If you are not satisfied, ask for referral ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Spiculation: is considered a suspicious feature, so unfortunately cancer is a possibility. Further work up is probably needed.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Follow up: with your physician. It may need additional evaluation, most likely a chest CT if you only have had a chest xray. Depending on the CT findings, it m ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Robinson
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Pretty low: The Brock University calculator gives a 1% chance that one of these nodules will become cancer within 2 years is less than 1%. If you have emphysema ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Further evaluation: The spiculated nodule needs further evaluation including comparison to prior x rays and possible bronchoscopy and some type of biopsy or removal of no ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Breast mass: A spiculated mass of that size in your breast requires further evaluation as soon as possible. Cancer is a diagnosis made by a tissue biopsy rather th ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Zasuly
28 years experience Plastic Surgery
Radiology term: That is a radiology term for a lesion that blocks ultrasound waves and makes a shadow on the ultrasound image. Sometimes correlates with denser tissu ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julie Gershon
28 years experience Radiology
Nodule: A one cm nodule can be a variety of things. A breast ultrasound is needed to diagnose what the nodule is. It could be a benign cyst or benign solid ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Have it medically: Evaluated to find out.

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