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what are black areas on skull ct scan

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
The Drs. can explain: One website says bone involvement in sarcoid has ranged between 1 and 13 percent, with an average of 5 percent. An accurate percentage is difficult to ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Wu
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Sarcoidosis: Sarcoidosis can affect many parts of the body. For example, sarcoid can cause granulomas in the conjunctiva of the eye (these can often be biopsied ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
DDx: I see a lot of multiple myeloma, so i think of lytic (punched out) lesions in the skull (calvarium) as myeloma. However other cancers such as squamous ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Polselli
15 years experience Radiology
Sometimes: Pressure abnormalities in the skull such as non-communicating hydrocephalus or low CSF pressure can sometimes be seen indirectly on a ct of the head ( ... Read More
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
28 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes it can but: Signs of increased intracranial pressure (icp) with dilated ventricles & even bone changes with chronicity, can be absent on ct early on. Suspicion & ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: If it is a tumor of the bone, an x-ray be sufficient. It would better to let your doctor decide. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh veg ... Read More
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Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
None: mild heterogeneity without significant dx can be ignored esp. when ur other tests are normal.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Being thorough: We are in an era of procedures. The more we look the more we find. The more we find the more we have to look some more. The white spots may be smal ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
21 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not sure.: It is hard to know without examining you and talking with you. If these symptoms continue, would consider an mri.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Misinformation: These scans can show the bone especially the ct. They are designed to see the brain when done in that area but the bones can be seen and can give indi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Follow up : No, not normal, but could simply be consistent with a post concussive syndrome. When you are seen in an emergency room you are typically referred to ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
May be a while: Because the blood is trapped between skull linings that have few blood vessels, it can take weeks to gradually settle down & be reabsorbed. The hemato ... Read More
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