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Calcification In Neck
Can a neck MRI with contrast show any malignant lymph nodes near collarbone or where posterior neck joins the shoulder?
Yes and no : An MRI can do many things, like show if you have enlarged lymph nodes - however in order to determine if they are benign or malignant you would need a biopsy of the tissue in question. I will often order an ultrasound first when evaluating lumps in the neck, and only order MRI if the ultrasound is inconclusive or unable to do needle biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause a 4mm hypoechoic nodule in left lobe of thyroid gland, along with prominent bilateral cervical lymph nodes as found in a neck US?
Thyroid cyst: It sounds like you have a simple thyroid cyst and possiblt a couple of reactive nodes that may be within normal. Why did you have an ultrasound? 4mm cysts is not palpable. I would recommend regular 6-12 month follow up. it is low risk for neoplastic pathology based on your description. ...Read more
CAT scan came back saying multiple scattered soft tissue density foci in upper cervical subcutaneous calcification of pineal gland. What's meaning?
Please repost: You left something out. However: You didn't just pass by a CT scan facility & decide to go in & make an impulse purchase. Your doctor ordered the CT for a reason. You haven't bothered to state the reason. The CT isn't the patient, you are. The ordering MD who knows you is ethically obligated to interpret the CT for you in the context of you as a patient, or if they can't, to find someone who can. ...Read more
Ultrasound shows artherosclerotic changes in the aorta! chest xray showed calcification of the aortic arch?
I had CT/Angio of neck they found minimal aortic arch calcification, mild ectasia of the proximal left vertebral artery over a focal segment.
Can infected lymph nodes in the neck cause cysts and nodules in the same area of the neck worried about lymphoma?
Yes: Any inflammatory response in an area of the body can cause swelling of lymph nodes which can be palpable as nodularities. If they persist for weeks or continue to enlarge over a similar time period, u will need to have these checked out by your md. Most of the time a cut shaving or a sore or abrasion in your scalp or dave or in your mouth can lead to swollen nodes/glands. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: Look for other much more common causes first, especially infectious causes. ...Read more
Lump above collarbone. Muscle aches. Chest xray hair defect left lower neck.
Cervical spine xray straigthng. Small osteophytes in lower cervical spine?
Chest pain, swollen or maybe moved bone near collar bone in the side of the heart. Swollen lymph node in neck and arm.
Cystic lesion with perifocal edema seen in left paravertebral muscles posteriorly likely to represent cysticercus cyst.Pain in left shouldr any advice?
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Need to see adoctor: You need to see a medical doctor, get evaluated and be appropriately directed. ...Read more
cervical spondylosis have any connection to the node neck tension and narrowing neck bites in the trachea and breathlessness?
??????: Sorry, your question is not in understandable English. Please have someone with a better command of English help you. ...Read more