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what does anechoic cyst mean

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Cyst: Anechoic means that the fluid is homogenous...there is no internal debris, air bubbles, solid portons, etc... that would reflect the ultrasound beam(t ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Simple Cyst: Although in healthy reproductive aged women, ovarian cysts usually are less than 5cm in diameter, if it is a little bigger (like yours), it is probabl ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Difficult to say: There is not enough information. For example, are you pregnant? How far along? Was ultrasound performed after birth? It is not unusual to see a neurop ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Amerling
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Without echoes: Anechoic means without echoes. In other words, it is fluid-filled as opposed to solid. This fits sonographic criteria for a cyst. Simple cysts are ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
It means : That it is probably benign, not cancer. Ask your doctor for specific advice on treatment.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Silver
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Follow up needed: Anechoic is an ultrasound term which means simple and usually benign. Hypoechoic is usually more complex and could be more worrisome. Your finding bas ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Brain cyst: It appears the child may have an arachnoid cyst which is common. If she is developing normally do not worry. http://www.seattlechildrens.org/medical ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
16 years experience Family Medicine
Usually benign: simple cyst is a fluid filled sac usually a good sign. Anechoic means it is not echoic because it's filled with fluid and light goes through it and do ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst : Sounds like a simple cyst and of no importance
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