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Appendix Mucocele Treatment
Endoscopic surgery : An ethmoid mucocele means there is an air pocket or cell in your ethmoid sinus that is being expanded by mucus, progressively enlarging. It could cause pressure on the orbit, optic nerve , or skull base. To gain access to the ethmoid cavity in endoscopic sinus surgery requires removal of the uncinate, then draining of the mucocele. Instruments are used to grasp and remove diseased tissues. ...Read more
Mucocele, also known as a mucous cyst, is the development of a painless sac of mucous in the mouth, most commonly on the interior of the lower lip, which form following blockage of salivary ducts or from the rupture of a salivary gland. Mucoceles are rarely medically worrisome but can develop into a permanent fibrous ...Read more
Back Again?: Pilonidal cysts can be difficult to treat and heal. I have seen many patients with several recurrences. It can be treated successfully. You may have yet another recurrence. You need need to see a surgeon associated with a wound care center for the proper care of your situation. ...Read more
Ent recommended surgery for: posterior left ethmoid mucocele with some bone demineralization. Are sinus mucoceles generally surgically removed?
Sigmoid colon cancer removed surgically. After 10 days ultrasound impression is ' subacute small bowel intestinal obstruction and mild intraperitoneal free fluid collection. Is this common?
YES: An ENT surgeon would be a Doctor who works on these areas and types of conditions. ...Read more
Diag w/appendiceal involution /intussus -ception n 2 cecum. Appendiceal tip dilated measuring 10 mm.Appendix can't be seen.Addt. Test recommend?
See surgeon: If you are having symptoms, such as right lower quadrant abdominal pain, and you have appendiceal pathology found on an advanced imaging study, such as a ct scan, you should probably go ahead and have your appendix removed, most likely laparoscopically. Speak with a general surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why bother?: I can't see image well. Most ENT's I know don't remove maxillary "retention" cysts, unless the think it is cancerous, eroding into bone, or causing infections or pressure by blocking the drainage (OMC obstruction). They are not believed to be painful themselves. Can do surgery through the nostril, or under upper lip. ...Read more
tongue surgery: An ENT physician may be able to perform the surgery, but you are probably better off with an oral surgeon. ...Read more
If a complicated breast cyst (no solid component inside cyst) is aspirated & confirmed cancerous. No nodes. What are the treatment options? Surgery?
Excisional biopsy: The next step is to excise the collapsed cyst wall and some surrounding breast tissue to confirm that the cancerous fluid is indeed from that source. Moreover, the Pathologist will now have a "tissue" diagnosis to lend a microscopic analysis of the type of cancer and the best ways to treat it. ...Read more
Have inflamed, irritated parotid duct opening right side. what is best treatment? wisdom tooth removed 2days ago. connection unknown.
Rx depends on cause: Wisdom tooth removal and parotid duct inflammation probably unrelated but coincidental. Treatment for Stinson's Duct inflammation depends on cause (trauma, stone in duct, infection, etc. Please return to the Dentist or Oral Surgeon who removed your wisdom tooth for an evaluation to determine the best course of treatment. ...Read more
Abscess:I&D Vs cyst: There is a big difference between an cyst or abscess ( which is essentially an infected cyst). The goal of abscess treatment is to drain the collection and resolve the infection. Removal is difficult, painful, and complicated when infected, however prior to infection or once the infection has been treated, then surgical removal is commonly performed of the cyst and is a preferable option. ...Read more
Cyst and part hyoid: The sistrunk procedure to remove a thyroglossal duct cyst means an incision on the neck, remove the cyst and the tract leading from the cyst to the base of tongue where it started in the embryo. This operation always removes the central portion of the hyoid bone in order to get the entire tract. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a complication when cystoscopy cyst biopsy ruptured and cauterization of the ruptured cyst in urinary bladder?
outpatient or inpati: Treatment may include antibiotic therapy, hot compresses and application of depilatory creams. In more severe cases, the cyst may need to be lanced or surgically excised (along with pilonidal sinus tracts). Post-surgical wound packing may be necessary, and packing typically must be replaced twice daily for 4 to 8 weeks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The appendix is a piece of tubing located at the bottom of the colon on the right lower part of the abdomen. It has no known function in modern humans, but was thought to possibly be a type of extra stomach back in our cavepeople days. Currently it's only purpose is to get infected ...Read more