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What is an unilocular anechoic cyst?

What is an unilocular anechoic cyst?

Cyst: Anechoic means that the fluid is homogenous...there is no internal debris, air bubbles, solid portons, etc... that would reflect the ultrasound beam(therefore no echoes or 'anechoic'). Unilocular means that the cyst does not have any compartments or internal divisions. Both of these findings are benign features. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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What does unilocular anechoic cyst mean?

What does unilocular anechoic cyst mean?

Cyst: Anechoic means that the fluid is homogenous...there is no internal debris, air bubbles, solid portons, etc... that would reflect the ultrasound beam(therefore no echoes or 'anechoic'). Unilocular means that the cyst does not have any compartments or internal divisions. Both of these findings are benign features. ...Read more

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I have an anechoic cyst on my left kidney.5*7 mm.it is harmful in my future?

I have an anechoic cyst on my left kidney.5*7 mm.it is harmful in my future?

Cyst: You have a cyst that is small and has no internal echoes, suggesting a simple cyst. if worried best option is a repeat Ultrasound in 8-12 moths, most of these tiny cyst are not a cause of concern. The US machine are very sensitive and they can pick up these tiny cyst. ...Read more

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Multiple minute anechoic cysts in the right ovary largest measure 5.9mm and anechoic cyst on left measures 22.3mmx13.1mmx15mm, shud i worry?

Multiple minute anechoic cysts in the right ovary largest measure 5.9mm and anechoic cyst on left measures 22.3mmx13.1mmx15mm, shud i worry?

No: Do not worry about anechoic cysts in the ovary that are less than 3 cms. they can be follicular cysts that will resolve on their own. Anechoic cysts between 3 to 5 cmd are also most likely normal. they should be followed with another ultrasound in 3 to 6 months. ...Read more

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Polycystic left ovary anechoic cyst 2 to 9mm in diameter what is it?

Polycystic left ovary anechoic cyst 2 to 9mm in diameter what is it?

Nothing bad: Anechoic cysts of 2-9mm are normal/benign follicles that develop in ovaries. They are immature, egg-containing, fluid filled 'bubbles' of a sort that develop in the ovaries. They are nothing dangerous, just a normal, physiologic occurrences in a patient with polycystic ovarias. ...Read more

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I have 2 anechoic cysts measuring 5.7x4.9x5.3 & 2.7x2.7x2.5 CM & a dermoid cyst measuring 1.6x1.8x2.2 CM in my right ovary. what should i do?

I have 2 anechoic cysts measuring 5.7x4.9x5.3 & 2.7x2.7x2.5 CM & a dermoid cyst measuring 1.6x1.8x2.2 CM in my right ovary. what should i do?

Ask your Gynecologis: Your gynecologist should explain to you what you have and what it means. Most ovarian cysts are benign, yet Cancer of the Ovary often starts as a cystic mass. The only way to tell is to monitor them and look for any changes in the size/appearance of any solid masses in the cyst. You should be alert and be under close monitoring(examinations and Ultrasound) with help from one or more gynecologist/s ...Read more

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Right-sided hydrocele with floating hypoechoic content, probably pyocle. Several anechoic cysts in right epididymis, measures about 0,2-0,3 CM ?

Right-sided hydrocele with floating hypoechoic content, probably pyocle. Several anechoic cysts in right epididymis, measures about 0,2-0,3 CM ?

Urologist: So far what you've said does not indicate any kind of serious problem. hydroceles and epididymal cysts are exceedingly common. if you're having pain or fever chills or an elevated white blood cell count "pyocele" might be a possibility. you should be examined by a urologist to sort this out ...Read more

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There is an anechoic cyst in the right ovary measures 10.4mm x10.2mm x10.6mm.No free fluid in the posterior cul-de-sac...Impression simple cyst right?

Most likely: Normal cysts form with each cycle - they are called follicular cysts. Somtimes cyst persist and have fluid inside the cavity. These are referred to as simple cysts. They should resolve with time. ...Read more