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Doctor insights on: A Picture Of A Representative Region Of The Ovarian Cortex

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Cortex (Definition)

The cortex is the outer part of the brain or gray matter. It covers both the cerebrum and the cerebellum. See: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/cerebral_cortex for more details about the anatomy and ...Read more


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Should I be concerned about a solid 2cm hypoechoic area on my left kidney midpole parapelvic region contiguous with the lateral cortex.

Should I be concerned about a solid 2cm hypoechoic area on my left kidney midpole parapelvic region contiguous with the lateral cortex.

Echo of kidney mass: F of unknown age has abnormal kidney echo asks Should I be concerned? Without knowing your age, family history of kidney problems such as kidney cancer or cysts and why echo was done cannot really help. But if u do official consult with us and send us Echo and so we can find out much more about you we can help more. But first I would ask your team there. They know you better. ...Read more

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Concerned about a solid 2cm hypoechoic area on left kidney midpole parapelvic region contiguous with lateral cortex similar color flow as renal cortex?

Concerned about a solid 2cm hypoechoic area on left kidney midpole parapelvic region contiguous with lateral cortex similar color flow as renal cortex?

Renal cyst: Sounds like it is a cyst, but other charecteristics and number of cyst decides it is benign or complex cyst. Talk to to your doctor who has the complete report and your clinical condition and kidney function etc ...Read more

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Ultrasound showed 2.4x1.3 cm hypoechoic nonvascular region in upper pole cortex of left kidney. Otherwise normal kidney. I'm freaking out. Cancer?

Ultrasound showed 2.4x1.3 cm hypoechoic nonvascular region in upper pole cortex of left kidney. Otherwise normal kidney. I'm freaking out. Cancer?

It can be benign: Cysts are common in the kidneys. So ask your doctor to confirm if it is cystic or solid structure. Cysts are benign fluid filled structures whic can be left alone. Solid lesions can be a tumor and may need to be removed. Repeat follow up in 6 months can be reassuring if there is no further increase in size. You may need to seen a Urologist to advice you further ...Read more

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Brain spect grossly irregular activity in large area cerebral cortex with relative sparing of the occipital region possibly the R frontal area Ideas?

Brain spect grossly irregular activity in large area cerebral cortex with relative sparing of the occipital region possibly the R frontal area
Ideas?

Is it your scan?: Presumably you didn't just wander into a nuclear medicine facility & make an impulse purchase. Your doctor ordered the scan for a reason. What is the reason? Please also repost & state what your doctor's "ideas" about the scan are; or if you have not asked your doctor, please relate why not. ...Read more

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My brother (16 yrs old, male) has got calcified granuloma (calcified nodule of 5mm) in his left parietal cortex region which was diagnosed by CT scan ?

My brother (16 yrs old, male) has got calcified granuloma (calcified nodule of 5mm) in his left parietal cortex region which was diagnosed by CT scan ?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by his doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help him. ...Read more

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If I have pain in my ovarian region when I lift something heavy could it be a hernia?

If I have pain in my ovarian region when I lift something heavy could it be a hernia?

Yes, however : As with any abdominal pain, if persistent, severe, or recurrent, it needs to be evaluated by a physician: in this case, internist, gynecologist, or fp. There are a number of possibilities, and it may not be easy to diagnose (good physical exam, possibly vaginal or rectal exam, blood tests, perhaps sonogram needed). The history makes me think first of hernia, but no guessing. Have it checked out. ...Read more

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Is a 8.4cm ovarian complex cyst dangerous, also trace fluid in pelvic region. ?

Not dangerous, but.: it is not dangerous, but first it is large , and can cause a lot of pain. second complex cyst are not all benign, it needs to be classified by biopsy. they can do that by laproscopy. good luck ...Read more

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Regarding left primary motor cortex to biceps femoris, what type of information is relayed between these regions?

Regarding left primary motor cortex to biceps femoris, what type of information is relayed between these regions?

There are many-: -you think of contracting the muscle subconsciously brain sends impulse to muscle proprioception receptors lets the brain know where the leg is in time & space.feed back lets brain know how hard you need it to contract. All is close to the speed of light.all this info goes back & forth instantaneously. It's much more complicated but excluding electrolytes involved takes a book. ...Read more

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