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Causes Of Granular Casts
Vitamin & leukemias.: Hypersegmented neutrophils are seen with vitamin b-12 and folate (folic acid) deficiency, while large platelets can be in myelophthisic disease, like myelofibrosis and leukemias. These are conditions that displace the precursor cells from the bone marrow into the peripheral blood. ...Read more
Abnormal urine epithelial cell large number of urine bacteria hyaline cast high & mixed flora of 3 oraganisms. What does this mean?
What are normal levels of hemoglobin, bacteria, leukocytes, and epithelia cells? Do these effect a hyaline cast?
What are the causes / implications of eosinophil cells found in biopsy of the pericardium as a result of an effusion. 1 liter of blood was drained?
May be normal: Eosinophils are normal constituents of the blood and could just be from the blood that was drained. I'm quite sure that a CBC (complete blood count) was done prior to the withdrawal of blood from the pericardium. It the eosinophil count was normal then you should be fine. As is many procedures like this the physician will redo some blood tests and most likely you will have another CBC done. ...Read more
What does this mean? elongation of the papillae, basal cell hyperplasia, intracellular edema, and focal degranulation of eosinophils
Any suggestions on which type of leukemia involves immature white blood cells, lymphocytic or myeloid?
My smears show thick inflammatory exudates consisting of neutrophils with occasional macrophages and lympho, what does this mean?
Inflammation: First, where are these smears coming from...pap? Neutrophils are an indicator to the pathologist of acute inflammation and macrophages and lymphocytes are an indication of chronic inflammation. These findings are very non-specific, but likely indicate an infectious etiology present. ...Read more
Which type of RBC inclusions are smaller nuclear remnants that increased with accelerated RBC regeneration?
Howell Jolly bodies: Howell Jolly bodies.Get a more detailed answer ›
Colitis : Pus cells or fecal white blood cells or leukocytes indicate inflammatory process in the bowel. Broadly there are two main causes; infectious and noninfectious. Infectious causes are primarily bacteria such as e. Coli, salmonella, campylobacter, listeria, c. Difficile, shigella. Noninfectious most common causes are crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis but can include ischemia. www.thefooddoc.com. ...Read more
What does very rare small groups of papillary urothelial cells identified mean on a urine cytology ? Alos low grade urothelial neoplasm within dx
Labs: discuss your labs with the ordering physician. They need to be correlated with your complete clinical picture. ...Read more
Adenocarciom gastric moderately differentiated inflammatory low infiltrate of lympho-plasmocotar Large areas of metaplasia of incomplete type. How bad?
Needs staging/record: Your question should have been addressed to your oncologist. A second opinion can be obtained thru a Health Tap oncologist. ...Read more
Calcifications: The spleen filters a lot of blood and with that, a multitude of infectious material, since the spleen is part of the immune system. Many causes of calcifications but common ones are old infection, clusters of old cells, injury to the spleen or vascular beds themselves, etc.. ...Read more
What can be the cause of haematuria, polyurea and in urine microscopy pus cells(10 in number) epithelial cells, leucocytes?
Could be infection: Sounds like it could be a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) But there are other possibilities. UTI's often show blood cells in the urine (hematuria) & leukocytes (white blood cells=pus=pyuria) are also present. However epithelial cells (skin cells) in a urine specimen can indicate that the urine specimen was not properly collected & has some cells from outside the urinary tract, too. Ask your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does neutrophils show toxic granulations and band forms and ovalocytes & poikilocytis 1+ indicate?
Perianal skin?: Perianal skin (not rectum: that's up inside) can be lighter than surrounding skin, usually not related to vitiligo (white skin patches; Michael Jackson was thought to have had this). If there are small whitish patches or dots, that could be other things. Have your physician look atthe area. ...Read more
Few: If no diagnosis is apparent from the history, urinalysis, radiologic imaging, or cystoscopy, then the most likely causes of persistent isolated hematuria are a mild glomerulopathy and a predisposition to stone disease, particularly in young and middle-aged patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer