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BIOPSY RESULT SUGGESTIVE OF NONNECROTIZING GRANULOMATOUS INFLAMMATION NO PHENOTYPICALLY ABNORMAL LYMPHOID POPULATION DETECTED WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
Chronic inflammation: The tissue provided to the pathologist showed chronic inflammation. No cancer was seen. The biopsy was not diagnostic of a particular disease. Biopsy results need to be interpreted in association with rest of your medical history, symptoms, signs, and other tests and imaging studies. ...Read more
Pap was not normal Endocervical/transformation zone component present. Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance asc-us What is this cancer?
What do these biopsy results of thyroid nodule mean ATYPIA OF UNDETERMINED SIGNIFICANCE OR FOLLICULAR LESION OF UNDETERMINED SIGNIFICANCE?
Re-FNA in 3-6 Months: Hi Jami, AUS/FLUS is a term that cytopathologists use for thyroid nodules that they basically are "unsure" about. Classic management for this diagnosis is to have a second repeat FNA in 3-6months. Nowadays though high tech molecular pathology tests can sometimes divide AUS/FLUS definitively into benign and malignant categories. Please setup a virtual consult with me for more information. ...Read more
They usually don't: Most benign tumors do not become malignant unless there has been some change in their environment. Tumors can only be diagnosed as benign with a biopsy. If benign, following size and change in shape or consistency may be used to raise concern. However, most benign lesions stay that way. If changes occur, see your doctor again --- and a biopsy is the only way to make the right diagnosis. ...Read more
Mammo report what does NO INTERVAL CHANGES NOTED mean finding HETEROGENEOUSLYDENSE which may OBSCURE SMALL MASSES BIRADS 2 BENIGN FINDING is it bad?
Depends: A thymoma is a malignant tumor of the thymus, and the seriousness depends on details in the pathology report. An ectopic thymus and a hamartoma are both benign, but if the report says "thymoma" then it is probably malignant although not necessarily very serious if completely removed. Discuss with your surgeon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thyroid fnac report-atypia of undetermined significance or follicular neoplasm. What it means? Treatment?
Thyroid FNA: Hi. A follicular neoplasm of undetermined significance means the cytology doesn't meet criteria for cancer or benign, thus the "undetermined significance". Historically, most of these turn out to be benign, but a significant subset are cancer. It appears they did not do gene testing. Next step would usually be surgical excision of the nodule, frozen section analysis, then total thyroidectomy if CA ...Read more
Low grade: Pleomorphism is a term used in histology and cytopathology to describe variability in the size, shape and staining of cells and/or their nuclei. It is a characteristic of malignant neoplasms, and metaplasia. Certain benign cellS tmay have pleomorphism, e.g. neuroendocrine cells, Newer techniques with mAbs targeting tumor protein can identify transformation even before nuclear pleomorphism seen. ...Read more
Slow urination +: Fiurst signs of BPH are usually slowing of the urinary stream followed by incomplete bladder emptying or the perception thereof. Need to urinate more frequently by day and night. This can culminate in urinary retention (inability to urinate) which if present, must be urgently relieved by catheterization. BPH best managed by a urologist. Surgery, prostatectomy preferably cystoscopically is best rx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could a pap result of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ascus) mean cheating?
Mammo report NO INTERVAL CHANGES NOTED mean finding HETEROGENEOUSLY DENSE which may OBSCURE SMALL MASSES BIRADS 2 BENIGN FINDING why unltrasound ?
Endocervix exhibiting papillary hyperplasia with severe lymphoplasmatic infiltrate in the stroma.No transformation zone.what does this mean.
Pathology report: You have to go over the details with your doc. The most important word was the last word that you typed which said that the lesion was BENIGN. Not malignant. That is the key but go over it with your doc. ...Read more
Fna of cervical node path report:"no morphologic abnormality but lymphoproliferative process of lymphocytes couldn't be excluded."what does this mean?
Don't worry!: This means your lymph node has a lot of normal lymphocytes, which are white blood cells that fight viruses and regulate your immune system. Lymph nodes are packed with them. I notice you have a sore throat. You likely have a virus, and your lymph node is doing what it's supposed to... Proliferating lymphocytes! ...Read more
Beta HCG,Serum by CLIA :Increased in Pregnancy,Gestational trophoblastic tumors, benign or malignant.It means?
What does colonic mucosa with focal glandular atypia suggestive of diminutive, early adenomatous polyp mean?
Not cancer: The description you gave is not a cause for any concern. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
ask yiour Gynecologi: The doctor who did the test can explain it better. But basically the test is looking for cancer cells which your report says you do not have at the present time. But continue to follow with annual pap tests so that this abnormalityy(minimal abnormality) resolves or gets monitored for any worsening. It is all a very slow process, not of any immediate concern but not always predictable. ...Read more
Not cancerous: ... but very inflamed in places.Get a more detailed answer ›
On a mammogram what does stable right breast nodule consistent with benign etiology (BR-RADS 2 Benign) mean? what's does the meaning of etiology?
Thyroid FNA: Assuming the fna sample was adequate and representative of the lesion, a diagnosis of a benign nodule means that it is very likely that your thyroid nodule is not cancerous. It should still be periodically evaluated by your doctor, just to make sure that there are no significant changes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the meaning of this biopsy result? (Benign markedly Hyperplastic vaginal squamous mucosa showing atypia suggestive of an hpv effect) is this contagious? Does this mean i have hpv? Doctor said it’s not condyloma. I’m confused.
Here are some...: At 29, it is sure to say that you have contracted many of virus but have never developed their related diseases because fortunately your body has sufficient power of humoral immune defense ability to fend them off and so you have been protected. To explore life reality and self-care, go to articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. More? Welcome to contact me and I can help.... ...Read more
Whats the meaning of my apicolordotic result: failed to confirm presence of infiltrates in both upper lobes. Impression: Essentially Normal Study?
See below: The chest x-ray suggested abnormal areas of infiltrate (increased density, often suggestive of pneumonia or another inflammatory process) in both upper lobes. However, on additional views looking downward at the lung the infiltrates were not seen. Essentially: Normal chest x-ray ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
?: Are you asking about Duanes Retraction Syndrome ? ...Read more
Benign MS: Benign MS occurs in about 15% of people with relapsing remitting MS. It means a person has 1-2 attacks of MS symptoms and no other symptoms the rest of their life. We cannot determine who has or does not have this form of MS, but it would be nice to be able to determine this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe marks tumor: Cea is a protein that can be made by some malignant tumor cells (cancer-ca). Some benign diseases can increase cea levels. High cea doesn't make a diagnosis. Helpful for follow up. If ca diagnosed, cea checked. If elevated, follow after treatment. So if cea high before surgery, cea should fall after, and with chemo/rt. Cea rises can be with recurrence or metastatic spread. Lower is better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Refers to EKG change: Refers to changes seen on the EKG of a person suffering a "transmural" heart attack. I.E., in cases where a coronary artery becomes suddently completely occluded by a clot, cutting off blood flow to the entire thickness of the heart muscle in the wall supplied by the artery, a portion of the EKG called the "st segment" rises substantially. This is the basis of immediate diagnosis of a heart attack. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
TTC: When you are trying to conceive, either through an ovulation induction cycle or through ivf, the infertility specialist will discuss with you your egg follicle sizes. It is known that the follicle has to reach an average diameter of a minimum of 15 mms for the egg within to be mature. We cannot see the egg because it is microscopic size. Therefore, maturation is assumed by the size of the follicle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hepatitis antibody: Hepatitis b infection (or vaccine injection) stimulates production of igm and igg antibodies. Igm is short-lived antibody type and if present, suggests a recent infection, if igg is present, a past-infection (or sucessful immunization) is likely. A negative test suggests no prior infection or no prior immunization (or a failed immunization attempt). ...Read more
Ovarina reserve : Ovarian reserve refers to the potential of a woman's ovaries to release mature eggs at her age. This directly relates to the chance to become pregnant. Those women will lower ovarian reserve have less of a chance to conceive either naturally or by ivf. ...Read more
See below: The principles and empirical processes of discovery and demonstration considered characteristic of or necessary for scientific investigation, generally involving the observation of phenomena, the formulation of a hypothesis concerning the phenomena, experimentation to demonstrate the truth or falseness of the hypothesis, and a conclusion that validates or modifies the hypothesis. ...Read more
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