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what is a neoplasm in the abdomen

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
This means cancer: A malignant neoplasm of the liver means cancer. What it doesn't tell you is if it originates from the liver, or whether it started in another organ a ... Read More

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Benign vs malignant: Benign tumors /neoplasms of the liver are not cancerous; malignant tumors are. See prior answer regarding differential for benign ones. Malignant tum ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
New abnormal growth: Neoplasm is a general term technically a "new growth" of either animal or plant tissue that serves no function. It could be benign, potentially malign ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many.: Malignant tumors can be treated with any number of chemotherapy agents including doxorubicin, cytoxan, taxol, taxotere, 5fu, vincristine, vinblastine, ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Lesion: All kinds: adenoma, fibroma, lipoma, or cancerous lesion. See a general surgeon.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Different types: A polyp is a cluster of cells usually on a stalk representing transforming cells that may convert to Ca. A colon tumor is a area of bowel with malig ... Read More
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Tumour: Cancer/tumour is a disease of the cells in the body. There are many different types of cell in the body, and many different types of cancer which aris ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Benjamin
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Blood vessels?: "hypervascular" means "many blood vessels." you must be referring to a ct or MRI scan with contrast, where the radiologist is referring to a high amo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
It sounds like you: have had an endometrial/uterine biopsy. Perhaps there was some abnormal bleeding. Myxoid simply means mucous-like; stroma simply means connective, fun ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. C. michael Bowman
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: It is important to find out the cause for blood in the sputum, especially is it is a repeated problem. The possible causes can be mild and once-only ( ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: There are several kinds of hemangiomas. Cavernous...Cherry. Strawberry. Angel's kiss. etc etc.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Carbuncle in vagina: Carbuncle in vagina is caused by staph infection and is more common in diabetics but can happen without having diabetes.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baiocco
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Inner lining: The inner lining of the colon is sometimes thicker in some places than others and seems to make a ' fold'. This is a normal part of colon anatomy.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Complicated.: A tumor is a collection of cells which may be either benign or malignant. The second portion of your question is a little unclear: do you mean ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Matter of degree: A weak spot in the abdominal wall is on its way to becoming a hernia. Sometimes this happens suddenly and sometimes gradually.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Complex cyst: a cyst with internal septations or walls, this type of cyst is more lkely to be malignant, you need to see a urologist for a plan
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Unusual: This is a solid-pseudo-papillary tumor of the pancreas. This is a relatively rare tumor and usually benign in nature. It is usually cured with surgery ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Weaknerss: A weakness or hole develops in the fibers that hold a person together. Most common hernias are in the groin or umbilical region. The hole or weakness ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
15 years experience Pulmonology
See below : After a lobectomy, you would have 2 lobes left on the right and one on the left.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Gallstone Ileus?: Hmm...I might be guessing a bit here...Are you referring to a gallstone in the intestinal tract? Very, very rarely, the gallbladder can rupture and t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Very rare: Cysts of the colon are extremely rare. Most when found are in the mesentery or supportive structure of the bowel. in even rarer instances as with p ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Liver trouble: Most common form of free fluid in the abdomen, known as ascites , is a liver so hardened and disease that it causes decrease blood flow through the li ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: There is no one answer that can be given to you. L sided chest pain, even pain with radiaiting to back with dizziness should be assessed by your doct ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Big heart: never heard of a term for that but I'll give you a few anyway since the question has been here a long time: cardiomegaly, cordis Maximus, cordis Maxim ... Read More

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