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Adenomyomatosis Of Gallbladder
I just was diagnosed with adenomyomatosis of gallbladder, i also have 2 small polyps . Should i get removed, should I fear of it becoming cancerous!
Up to you: Smaller polyps tend to be benign , size 2 cm or more have higher incidence of malignancy , the one you describing could be observed but need close observation with regular follow up sonograms , to avoid this most choose elective removal of gall bladder. ...Read more
As above: It is best to ask her physician about it. ...Read more
A benign finding: This is a benign finding in many gallbladders. It is associated with cholesterol crystals that build up in a thickened gallbladder wall. Often associated with gallstones. It is often an incidental finding in gallbladders that are removed .It is not associated with anything to worry about. ...Read more
Gallbladder without gallstones but with a few small hyperechoic nodules along its inner wall largest measuring 0.8 x 0.9 x 0.6 cm compatible with small polyps versus adenomyomatosis. No Sxs. Treat?
Adenomyomatosis: Rarely, adenomyomatosis can progress to form sinus tracts or communications. If no symptoms, monitoring is appropriate as there is no malignant potential and ultrasound is a reliable imaging technique for diagnosis. It is something to keep in the back of your mind and to provide when giving a medical history in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have been told I have adenomyomatosis of the gall bladder has anyone else heard of this?
Polyps?: If you have adenomatous changes or polyps of the gall bladder you should be evaluated by a surgeon for removal of the gall bladder. ...Read more
I have a hyperechoic nodule on the right hepatic lobe measuring 0.75×0.82×0.39 cm that is stable.Focal fat sparing in the periportal region noted. Gall bladder adenomyomatosis detected. Should I go for a further scan or it is just normal? This is my ultra
Maybe: You should discuss this with your doctor. Do you have underlying liver disease and would be at risk of a problem in the liver? Liver cysts are usually hypoechoic not hyperechoic. Adenomyomatosis is a benign condition and is not thought to predispose to cancer. Please follow up with your MD. ...Read more
I assume it's uterus: It can happen in two organs -uterus and gall bladder. I don't know in your case which one it is. In uterus , the presence of the inner lining of uterus(endometrium ) inside the middle layer of uterus containing muscles cells -myometrium. When it happens in multipole areas it causes thickening of uterus-cause heavy menstrual bleed, chronic back pain and painful mensus. If you are not symptomatic ok. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pathology of my gallbladder showed granulomatosis is this likely to be in other parts of the body?
Granulomatosis of GB: Are you sure its granulomatosis or is it adenomyomatosis. If it's the latter don't worry, if there are multiple granulomas than this can have many causes and would be unlikely that it was isolated to the gallbladder. The causes of granulomas include tb, histoplasmosis, sarcoidosis, to name a few of the most common. ...Read more
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