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What is the meaning of liver is normal in size with homogenous parenchyma?

What is the meaning of liver is normal in size with homogenous parenchyma?

Good News: This is a completely normal liver. Homogenous parenchyma means that the liver appears very uniform on the ultrasound. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of " liver is normal size with homogeneous parenchyma. Nofocal mass is seen."?

What is the meaning of  " liver is normal size with homogeneous parenchyma. Nofocal mass is seen."?

That is good news..: Normal size is good. Homogenous=all areas look similar. Parenchyma here just mean the liver tissue itself. No focal mass means no mass is seen in any area. All of these are just fancy words telling you that you have a normal liver based on the ultrasound findings. So, this is actually good news. Consult doc and good luck. ...Read more

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Is breast parenchyma homogeneously dense normal?

Is breast parenchyma homogeneously dense normal?

Yes : Yes, a homogeneously dense breast on mammogram or ultrasound usually means that nothing is standing out suspiciously. ...Read more

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On ultrasound study, my liver appears enlarged in size and parenchyma shows increased echo patterns. Porta hepatis is normal. Is something wrong?

On ultrasound study, my liver appears enlarged in size and parenchyma shows increased echo patterns. Porta hepatis is normal. Is something wrong?

Fatty liver: The ultrasound pattern you describe usually indicates fatty infiltration of the liver. This can be due to alcohol, drugs/medications, obesity or other causes. Your doctor can do blood work to further evaluate your liver and discuss possible etiologies and treatments. ...Read more

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Dr my ultrasound report showed bilateral testes are normal in size but show multiple tiny scattered calcific foci through parenchyma.Please help me!

Dr my ultrasound report showed bilateral testes are normal in size but show multiple tiny scattered calcific foci through parenchyma.Please help me!

See answer: Testicular microlithiasis is an infrequent but well recognized condition, which is usually incidentally identified on testicular ultrasound scan. Interest in testicular microlithiasis has increased over past few years, owing to a weak but observed association with testicular germ cell tumor. Regular testis self-exam for any testicular mass and/or periodic ultrasound is all that is recommended. ...Read more

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Kidney enlarged with a bipolar lenth of 13.9cm normal 10 -12cm The parenchyma is echopeanic and heterogeneous. There is loss of cortico-medullary dif?

Kidney enlarged with a bipolar lenth of 13.9cm normal 10 -12cm 
The parenchyma is echopeanic and heterogeneous. There is loss of cortico-medullary dif?

Enlarged kidney: when there is echogenicity, that usually means a possiblity of small stones. Loss of the corticomedullary area means there is loss of kidney function. Enlargement of the kidney can be due to many factors. High blood pressure, kidney disease are the most common causes ...Read more

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What does mildly low-lying cerebellar tonsils mean? What does unremarkable unenhanced brain parenchyma mean?

What does mildly low-lying cerebellar tonsils mean? What does unremarkable unenhanced brain parenchyma mean?

It depends: Everyone's brain "sags" onto the skull base when standing, running, defecating. Any sag more than 5mm may suggest chiari malformation or low pressure headache. Have your doctor ask the radiologist to measure the mm of descent for you, the rest of the report is normal. ...Read more

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What causes this finding on u/s "thyroid demonstrating mild heterogeneous echotexture of the parenchyma" -- my dr said it was "fine" .My TSH is normal?

What causes this finding on u/s "thyroid demonstrating mild heterogeneous echotexture of the parenchyma" -- my dr said it was "fine" .My TSH is normal?

Possibilities: It means your thyroid is not as smooth as it should be. This could be normal or indicates autoimmune thyroid disease. Since your TSH is normal then no hurry but on the next blood test ask your doc to also check your thyroid antibodies. ...Read more