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Bone Skin Neoplasm
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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
My bones are really high and I'm 250 pounds. I literally can feel my bones right underneath my skin. Is something wrong with me.
Anatomy: Not sure what you are concerned about. But there is nothing here that would imply disease or other medical condition. ...Read more
Pea size round bone under skin of fore head had10 + years+no color does not hurt. Could be growing people keeps asking what it is?
Likely: A benign cyst or lipoma. If concerned discuss with your doctor about excisional biopsy ...Read more
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
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?
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
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
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
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 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
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