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Does every layer of meninges have pain sensations? Cause I know brain parenchyma doesn't have any pain sensations
Generally, no: Of the 3 layers that cover and protect the brain, only the outer, dura mater (or "tough mother") has sensory nervers. The middle, arachnoid layer and closest, pia mater (or "intimate mother") are considered to not have sensory innervation. ...Read more
What does mildly low-lying cerebellar tonsils mean? What does unremarkable unenhanced brain parenchyma mean?
Doctor my son is 6 months old and he effected with atrophic brain parenchyma with prominent sulcal spaces in front part of the brain why it comes?
Took brain mri. Multiple t2hypointense lesion in cerebral parenchyma. Possibilty of granuloma or brain secondries. My mom hv lung cancer. Is it secondary?
Probably neither: Difficult to know without seeing all the MRI sequences. It would be helpful to know if the lesions enhance after Gadolinium contrast and if they "bloom" on susceptibility weighted sequences and if they are calcified or invisible on CT scan. Metastatic disease would be very unlikely in a 30 year old without a known primary cancer. My best guess would be multiple cavernous malformations. ...Read more
Unclear: It sounds as though you may be reporting the results of an ultrasound or a CAT scan. With just this short description, it is impossible to tell you what this represents, but it is very important whenever a new finding may be present to have it evaluated appropriately. You should see your doctor or a gastroenterologist immediately. Do not ignore this, and do not delay. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the meaning of " liver is normal size with homogeneous parenchyma. Nofocal mass is seen."?
That is good news..:
Normal size is good. Homogenous=all areas look similar. Parenchyma here just mean the liver tissue itself. No focal mass means no mass is seen in any area. All of these are just fancy words telling you that you have a normal liver based on the ultrasound findings.
So, this is actually good news.
Consult doc and good luck. ...Read more
I did a screening at work and my results came back, abnormal parenchyma. What does that really mean?
Need more info.: Parenchyma means tissue, what kind of tissue? ...Read more
What exactly is this verbiage from a diagnostic mammogram, SUPERIMPOSED FIBROGLANDULAR PARENCHYMA?
Fibroglandular: Parenchyma is normal breast tissue. Since a mammogram is a two dimensional representation of a three dimensional object, the occasional overlap of normal tissue 'superimposed' on normal tissue behind it, or in front of it, sometimes looks like an abnormality. Extra views are then necessary to spread out the tissue and prove that it is normal. Only normal tissue will spread out. Real masses persist ...Read more
Good News: This is a completely normal liver. Homogenous parenchyma means that the liver appears very uniform on the ultrasound. ...Read more
Please clarify: What is the organ being examined? Please resubmit your question. ...Read more
Renal parenchyma: Is simply the normal tissue that constitutes the kidney. ...Read more
Normal anatomy term: Parenchyma refers to healthy kidney tissue on the outer rim of the kidney. This is not a disease. It is an anatomy term ...Read more
What does this mean (x-ray reading):slightly limited inspiration on lateral view compressing the basilar parenchyma?
Incomplete breath: It means that the radiologist felt that you did not take a complete breath in (or the pictures were taken after you started exhaling) during the process of getting the X-ray. As a result, the part of the lungs near the bases (bottom) seem to show up more dense than the rest of the lung. Again, radiologist felt that this is due to incomplete breath during the X-ray procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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