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What is the neoplasm of unspecified soft tissue or bone?

What is the neoplasm of unspecified soft tissue or bone?

Sarcoma: Lesions that arise from structures of soft tissue or bone are of mesenchymal origin. This stands in contrast to those tumors arising at glandular sites such as breast, ovary, prostate, colon, lung. The tumors of bone and soft tissue are termed sarcomas. In bone it is the osteo and chondro sarcoma. In soft tissue we find the liposarcoma (fat), fibrosarcoma (fibrous tissue origin), . ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


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Neoplasm of unspecified soft tissue or bone, what is this?

Neoplasm of unspecified soft tissue or bone, what is this?

These are sarcomas: Lesions in non glandular structures such as supportive tissue are termed sarcomas. They arise anywhere in the body but appear most often in extremities. The mass on biopsy may appear adjacent to bone or in soft tissue but described as cartilaginous or osseous and represent a soft tissue origin not connected to bone. A PET and MRI can more clearly define origin for treatment decisions. ...Read more

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What is a neoplasm? Is it related to a bone tumor?

What is a neoplasm? Is it related to a bone tumor?

Occassionally: A neoplasm is a tumor when classified as malignant has potential to metastasize. Depending on surface glycoproteins developing in the primary lesion, metatastsis is predefined when tumor invades blood stream. Certain lesion only go to lung or liver or to bone. When small e-cadherons form they promote spread and one site is a metastatic bone tumor. Some neoplasms are primary bone in origin. ...Read more

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What is a neoplasm? Is it related to a bone tumor?

What is a neoplasm? Is it related to a bone tumor?

It is a tumor: A new growth or tumor can also be called a neoplasm. It basically raises question that there is a growth which can be cancerous. So you must seek medical attention and find out what this growth is all about and seek immediate medical treatments. ...Read more

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What's the definition of neoplasm. What is its relation with bone tumor?

What's the definition of neoplasm. What is its relation with bone tumor?

Neoplasm means: A new growth. It could be benign or cancerous. A bone tumor is a type of neoplasm. To put it another way, a neoplasm is like a car, a generic term for a particular type of transportation. It is not specific and doesn't tell you much about what the car looks like or how it performs. A bone tumor is more specific and tells us more information. ...Read more

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Are neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin always cancer?

Are neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin always cancer?

Usually not: Most skin pathologists will use that term when something is close to, but not definitely, a skin cancer. The final diagnosis may depend on whether any more tissue needs to be biopsied. ...Read more

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What is: neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin? Is it usually mean cancer?

What is: neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin? Is it usually mean cancer?

Not really: The term "neoplasm of uncertain behavior" refers to a specific pathologic diagnosis. It represents a lesion of skin whose behavior cannot be predicted. Currently it is considered a benign lesion but one that over time could undergo malignant transformation Such lesions include congenital giant pigmented nevus, dysplastic nevus and nevus sebaceous of Jadassohn. ...Read more

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Non cancerous skin neoplasm of the scalp, what is this?

Non cancerous skin neoplasm of the scalp, what is this?

Many possibilities: Sounds like it is not skin cancer. But, there are numerous benign skin lesions. It is too hard to diagnose it without examining it and/or doing a biopsy. ...Read more

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What does skin neoplasm of uncertain behavior mean?

What does skin neoplasm of uncertain behavior mean?

Unpredictable: This means the doctor is not able to predict what it is (other than saying it is a cancer) so he/she can not predict its future behavior. ...Read more

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I have a question about a neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin.

I have a question about a neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin.

Unclear question: Tell us more about what actually you have noticed or been told? . Where all is your tumor located? Is it more than one spot? How about tests of your body...do these show tumor anywhere other than in the skin? ....Such details will help us to guide you further. What did your doctor suggest you to do next? ...Read more

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What does benign neoplasm of scap and skin of neck means? Had them frozen

What does benign neoplasm of scap and skin of neck means? Had them frozen

Skin tumors: Many are benign- non-malignant thus not cancer.

Papillomas, hemangiomas, lipomas, fibromas, keratosis are all benign skin things!

cancers include melanoma, squamous, basal cell --most from overexposure to sunlight tanning etc. ...Read more

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What does this mean x-ray report that says that I have a lytic and sclerotic lesion in the left humeral head and neck. Indicates neoplasm of the condr?

What does this mean x-ray report that says that I have a lytic and sclerotic lesion in the left humeral head and neck. Indicates neoplasm of the condr?

Based on the: Description it could possibly be malignant, but there are potential benign causes as well. Follow up with your doctor about next steps. ...Read more

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Post neck dissection and head lesion removal. Mets from head to neck. Path results: malignant epithelioid and spindle cell neoplasm-english please.?

Post neck dissection and head lesion removal. Mets from head to neck. Path results: malignant epithelioid and spindle cell neoplasm-english please.?

Provisional: This is a preliminary report while the pathologist does more work to get the exact nature of the tumor settled down. I suspect this will turn out to be a carcinosarcoma. This is a difficult case and your physician will probably want several pathologists' signatures on the final report. ...Read more

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What is neoplasms unspec. Nature bone soft tissue and skin. Why did the ENT dr. Take a biopsy of a nodule of the nostril of nose.

What is neoplasms unspec. Nature bone soft tissue and skin. Why did the ENT dr. Take a biopsy of a nodule of the nostril of nose.

Biopsy: There is no other way to find out definitively whether a nodule/lump is a cancerous or non cancerous without performing a biopsy. Neoplasm unspecific nature etc- means there is a nodule but we don't know what it is for sure until you get the biopsy result back. ...Read more

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Could a neoplasm of uncertain behavior on skin of breast be cancer? I have to do biopsy frm EACH breast and one has skin changes like orange peel skin

Could a neoplasm of uncertain behavior on skin of breast be cancer? I have to do biopsy frm EACH breast and one has skin changes like orange peel skin

Yes, it is possible: Breast cancer can show up on the skin surface especially if it is locally advanced and has been present for sometime. But the biopsy of the tumor/ skin nodules will provide the final answer. ...Read more

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Is head back bone bump harmful?

Is head back bone bump harmful?

Google: External occipital protuberance - check an image online. Is this the bump you were referring to? If yes, this is not harmful. ...Read more

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Can a bone swell in your head and hurt causing a bump?

Can a bone swell in your head and hurt causing a bump?

It is possible.: A bony overgrowths can develop due to a tumor or at the site of a recent or prior trauma. Have it evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Is the Occiptical Node located on the or under the bone at the base of head?

Is the Occiptical Node located on the or under the bone at the base of head?

Occiput: The prominent part of the skull (where you feel it curve in toward the neck) is called the occiput. Occipital lymph nodes are 1/2 to 1 inch oval or ball shaped glands situated next to the muscles between the neck and the head. Infection nearby may cause these nodes to increase in size and become tender. Another term that sounds like this is occipital lobe: a posterior portion of the brain. ...Read more

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If your bone is popping though the skin, is it necessary that you have broken a bone?

If your bone is popping though the skin, is it necessary that you have broken a bone?

Probably: Bones should never protrude through the skin. If a bone is popping through the skin it is very likely that you have broken it and the sharp edge of that fracture is "popping" through and causing the wound in the first place. Unless you already had a large open wound to begin with that exposes the bone perhaps but definitely get medical attention. Osteomyelitis - bone infection is serious risk. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods can a person eat that will keep bones and skin at its peak?

Please suggest what foods can a person eat that will keep bones and skin at its peak?

Natural organic Food: I studied a number of diets out in the late 90's.The good from bad advice.
The good, ; eating 5 to 7 servings of fresh
fruit and vegetables. The zone diet
advised to never eat more protien a day then that which will fit in the palm.
Avoid milk and sun. Ice ceam infrequently is okay. Don't eat meat with eggs. Cook with extra virgin olive oil. Eat red yellow green olives as a snack. Exercise daily. ...Read more

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I am 23 and I am 5'6 and 102 lbs. I look like skin and bones. No matter how much I eat, I can't gain weight. How can I gain weight?

How to gain weight.: 23 F of unknown ethnicity is 5.6 and weighs 102 lbs. Skin and bones she says. Can't gain weight. Asks; how can I gain weight. ANS; you need to find out why your cannot gain weight. There are many reasons. You need to see your family Dr, tell the same story and ask this same question. ...Read more

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Bone on the bottom left side of my head seems like it's bigger and it hurts. Feels like I hit it somewhere but don't remember doing so. What is it?

Bone on the bottom left side of my head seems like it's bigger and it hurts. Feels like I hit it somewhere but don't remember doing so. What is it?

Need an exam: From your description, I cannot tell whether you are describing TMJ inflammation or a problem with another bone (the maxilla). You should see your physician, who can examine you and determine the cause of your symptoms ...Read more

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Hello I have this bump at the back left of my head it feels like a bone and it doesn't really hert can you tell me what is it and how I can get it away?

Hello I have this bump at the back left of my head it feels like a bone and it doesn't really hert can you tell me what is it and how I can get it away?

Lump back of head: Lump in the back of the head has to be further evaluated, if it is soft or hard. It could be a soft tissue mass such as lipoma or a bony growth. If the size is not getting bigger and there is no pain you May wait over the next 3 to 6 months or see a doctor have it removed ...Read more

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What is a bone growth in your head?

What is a bone growth in your head?

Many possibilites: A bony overgrowth can develop due to a tumor or at the site of a prior trauma. Have it evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Why does my baby have a ridge like bone I can feel across his head?

Why does my baby have a ridge like bone I can feel across his head?

Skull suture margin: The skull has about 17 growth centers that allow the bony material to grow/expand. Where two bone plates come close together is a suture line. There are prominent ones that run ear to ear and front to back over the top. Sometimes these are prominent in infants with thin hair & are normal. Rarely the ridges signal premature fusion of sutures but your doctor will check for this at checkups. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be able to feel ridges in front of adult head bone?

No, but no abnormal: Prominent forehead with larger than normal brow ridge is known as frontal bossing, but is not significant. While it is NOT normal, it is NOT significant for any illness. ...Read more

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I have pain over left side bone in head when I touch it. What it could be?

I have pain over left side bone in head when I touch it. What it could be?

See an osteopath: It's best to see an osteopathic physician, who can determine what it might be, as s/he will do a complete musculoskeletal, and cranial examination of your head to determine exactly which area is exquisitely tender upon touch, and relieve it with osteopathic cranial manipulative treatment. Depending on location will determine what exactly it is. Trust them, they know! ...Read more

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How to surgically put metal contraption with spikes going through the skin and bone?

Medical device?: Is this referring to a medical procedure, or a cosmetic one? Medically, orthopaedic surgeons will often use external fixators for fractures or reconstructive procedures. These are devices that go through the skin and attach to bone with pins or wires, that are then attached to frames outside the body.
If you are referring to a cosmetic device of some sort, I would check with a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more