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what is soft tissue density

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Soft tissue density: means that something has the xray attenuation characteristics of soft tissue(for example, an internal organ), as opposed to the density of bone, air, ... Read More

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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See below.: This is a "lump" or tumor of tissue that does not have calcium in it. The significance of the wording depends upon what the radiologist is describing ... Read More
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Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Lab results : You need to ask the physician who ordered the test to explain the findings to you
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need more info: The presence of a density in the frontal sinus on a cat scan may be insignificant. We need more information on the size of the density, whether or no ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
They are not related: These two are not related to each other. The gall bladder may need to be removed. Sometimes a biopsy of the mass is indicated but this will depend ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Foot xray: Soft tissue in the foot involves the skin.fat ,tendons ,nerves, and ligaments. Typically the description of a soft tissue density means that there is ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
24 years experience Family Medicine
HYPERMETABOLIC MASS: The fact that you have this information reveals that you have had a study (or someone else has). The meaning of this test is that there is a mass that ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
22 years experience Radiology
Depends...: Depends on where in the body it is what structure it is referring to - like a lymph node, in an organ, outside an organ or lymph node region, or in t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Thymus: A residual thymus in an adult is an incidental finding and is of no consequence
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
29 years experience Radiology
? Mass vs. Vol Ave.: Depending on the MRI protocol, it is possible there is slight angling of the image, and one side is seen well while the other is not as clearly seen. ... Read More
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