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Are Lymph Node Biopsies Done Under Ultrasound Guidance
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An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
Average cost of lymph node biopsy with out insurance? Is an excisional biopsy in neck done under local anesthesia?
UCR: Usual, customary, and reasonable fees may vary. The usual and customary fee is defined as the charge for health care that is consistent with the average rate or charge for identical or similar services in a certain geographical area. In your area, van nuys, range is $1000- $1300. ...Read more
Excisional biopsy R groin-now seems to be a lymph node near hip bone enlarging and painful. Results were negative for malignancy on biopsy. Normal?
I have a single well defined hypoechoic thyroid nodule multiple cervical lymph nodes jugular lymph nodes and an inguinal lymph node as noticed on ultrasound what should the next step in evaluation be ?
Reactive lumph node on neck + reactive sub cm lump node in axillara, doctors advice fna biopsy, other doctor say wait, what I do?
Usually before.: Sentinel lymph node biopsy is usually done at the time of lumpectomy for breast cancer. The information gained is used in the decision making as to whether adjuvant chemotherapy should be given to increase the likelihood of cure. Rarely, it might be done after chemotherapy if the initial role of chemo was to shrink the tumor to allow surgery (neoadjuvant chemotherapy). ...Read more
Can CT scan detect breast cancer or lymphoma? Having swollen axillary lymph nodes since months+ fibroadenomas+complex cyst,ct scan results were normal
CT can detect: the enlarged lymph nodes associated with lymphoma, but a biopsy is necessary to make the diagnosis. CT can occasionally pickup a breast cancer, but it is generally not utilized for detecting breast cancer or evaluating breast abnormalities. Mammography, ultrasound, and mri are more appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CT scan found 5cm mass w/mild lymphadenopathy in mesentary. Needle biopsy done. May be lymphatic reaction,wants ct scan in 2 mos. Is it wise to wait?
Ct scan: swollen neck lymph node for 2 mths. Dr said reactive of benign nature and to f/u in 3 mths. Insist biopsy?
Depends on imaging: The node's characteristics matter most, and that can only be determined by reviewing the actual images. A neck ct can be submitted to http://conciergeradiologist.Com in the next few weeks for an assessment that would better be able to answer your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ct and/pelvis contrast for lymphadenopathy. multiple non enlarged retroperitoneal lymph nodes visualized. Do you always see these nodes on ct? Normal?
These lymph nodes: may not mean anything, unless there is a readily diagnosed condition that will explain their existence, such as acute infection or tumor. Lymph nodes can pop in and out, without rhyme or reason. The existence of CHRONICALLY enlarging lymph nodes would be a red flag. Periodic followup CTs at intervals of 3 or 6 months would be recommended here. ...Read more
It is very Accurate: It is very accurate if slides are examined by a competent Pathologist ...Read more
Ultrasound revealed a prominent lymph node and cyst in armpit doctor told me ultrasound was negative but requested a biopsy. I'm 18. Cancer possible?
What is a best method in diagnosing palpable right superclavicula lymph nodes? Ct scan, ultrasound? Blood test? I can palpate 2 same side
See below: CT and US both would work. CT would better evaluate a larger area to look for other nodes. ...Read more
Enlarged lymph node 1.5x0.5cm on my neck for 2mnths. seen a General surgeon and Hematologist and done 2 US. all said reactive. should i ask for FNA?
Depends on extent: Persistent benign nodes may be less than 3 mos. That said, some tumor lymphadenopathy may be even less and so to err on the side of caution, some docs may agree to biopsy, not necessarily using fine needle asp(FNA), unless with flow cytometry, since sampling error may be high.If nodes are multiple, bilateral, with no associated sources of infection, then the right decision is to biopsy. GoodLuckFA ...Read more
Enlarged submandibular lymph nodes, each 1 cm in size. Negative CT scan, normal blood work. Excisional biopsy showed conglomerated but soft. Cause?
More information: Not enough information to help. Make sure you are being managed by an ENT-head and neck surgeon. ...Read more
Salivary glands swollen for 2 years now. Ct done only shows that they are enlarged biopsy done on gland lip only shows inflamed gland dye test done?
Lots of things: Unfortunately, your description is not detailed enough to be of true help to you, but there are a wide range of diseases that can appear in the salivary glands. These range from reactive (stones), inflammatory/immune (sjogren's/igg4 disease), to neoplastic (tumor). A thorough discussion with the doctor who ordered the biopsy should be quite useful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more
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