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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Uncertain l: This could suggest a previous underlying infection which is now healed. It would be best to get a full avail Wishon.
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Ordering doctor best: neral, The majority of hypodense splenic lesions on CT are benign lesions that require no further work-up. However, some ill-defined lesion borders, ... Read More

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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fletcher Derrick
62 years experience Urology
Small cysts: probably minute cysts of the kidney which are usually benign.
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Study: I am a proponent of following up with the doctor who ordered your study to get an interpretation. My reasoning is one, they know why it was ordered, ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sounds: like a hepatic cyst but should be confirmed by a high resolution study such as MRI/MRA.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carisa Hines
20 years experience Palliative Care
Subacute infarct: What that means is that at some time in the recent past, there was an interruption of the blood supply to that part of the kidney.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Betts
32 years experience Neurosurgery
White matter lesions: Lesions in the brain are not good. Hypodense lesions are seen which lead to further studies to evaluate the lesions for infection or malignancy. Dis ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sophia Koen
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hypo-dense lesions: Hypodense lesions from infarcts means that there was loss of brain tissue as a result of lack of blood supply to the brain. This may be due to lack o ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Ultrasound character: Hypodense is an ultrasound characteristic that says that the nodule has an ultrasound density that is lower (darker) than the surrounding normal thyro ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Fatty Liver: Fatty changes of the liver is one of the side effects seen in association Amiodarone administration. Fatty liver is also associated with increase alco ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Without iv contrast, the CT scan is only good for identifying if there is a lesion but cannot characterize what it looks like, what type of blood supp ... Read More
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