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what does coarse calcification mean

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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
No worries: You did not describe the density's lung location. In the upper part of the lung, it may be a residue from old TB infection. But then you would likely ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sanders
15 years experience Pulmonology
See below: If it is completely calcified, then there is nothing to worry about. Calcified nodules are usually from some type of exposure to something. Histopla ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: an old pre-patella bursitis... Ever have a swollen knee just below your knee cap???????????????????????? Hope this helps you! Dr Z
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Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Calcium healing: Part of the healing process involves calcium getting A bony prominence on the tibial tuberosity can be the result of ongoing Osgood-Schlatter’s irrita ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Metal or calcium?: Typically metallic foreign bodies (there is no native metal in the human body) are distinctly different from calcifications on x-rays. Calcium obviou ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Ask the doctor: It is difficult to comment without seeing the film. Ask the doctor who ordered the test.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parag Parikh
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Needs further workup: Any nodule over 1cm should undergo at the very minimum a fine needle aspiration biopsy. A recommendation may also be made to bypass the needle biopsy ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
Most likely OK: Small pleural based nodule is most likely a granuloma (left over from prior infection) but could conceivably be a small cancer. You will most likely b ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nonspecific : Soft tissue densities in the normally air filled mastoid, middle ear and sinus cavities indicates there is some type of chronic, long term inflammati ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
That means there: are no abnormal lymph nodes. In other words, it looks fine in that region.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Low fat diet: Will also likely need to take pancreatic enzymes to help with fat malabsorption. Avoid alcohol.

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