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what does calcified splenic granuloma in the upper abdomen mean

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Healed lesion: It is in all likelihood a healed granuloma due to a old infection with histoplasma. This yeast infection is common in the river valleys. The finding i ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Fatty liver: Is a bad finding. Need to see a gastroenterologist to check your liver for damage. Also see your regular doctor to be evaluated for metabolic syndrome ... Read More
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Dr. Harry Zegel
49 years experience Radiology
See answer: Low density fatty liver is common and often asymptomatic. It may be metabolic or related to medications. Talk to your dr and likely correlate with liv ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Ovarian: I assume the report is describing an ovarian cyst which may be fluid filled. If so, your gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. It ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Histoplasmosis: We consider histoplasmosis a fungal disease. The calcifications suggest it is now healed. Yoru physician can help guide you in the full evaluation ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No,: this is usually an incidental finding and is a result of a prior granulomatous/inflammatory response. In the US this is typically due to a prior hist ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
If symptoms, get CT : Pneumoperitoneum describes gas within the peritoneal cavity and is often the harbinger of a critical illness, often perforation of a hollow viscus. C ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Spleen: No pathology was seen within the spleen. I would ask a vascular surgeon for advice about the splenic aneurysm.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
May need surgery: If your splenic granulomas are causing the pain, and only you and your surgeon can decide if this is the case, surgery to remove the spleen could cure ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Likely constipation: Try laxatives to induce bowel movent on daily or every second day basis. Need to consult Dr if pain continues.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
It could be: a gallbladder attack, pulled muscle,kidney stone or infection, inflammation of the liver , pleuresy .

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