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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Mesenteric Cyst

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Is there a high risk of a well circumcised, macro loublated mesenteric cyst being cancer. It has a thin wall and has no internal enhancements?

Is there a high risk of a well circumcised, macro loublated mesenteric cyst being cancer. It has a thin wall and has no internal enhancements?

Might just watch: Most of these are very benign and if your radiologist thinks it would be okay to follow it, relax. Cancers are uncommon here and usually have much more in the way of internal structure. "circumscribed" is your tumor, a man may or may not be circumcised. This is pretty good -- http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/938463-overview. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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My ultra sound says peritoneal / mesenteric cyst in right lumbar region. What does that means? Is it curable? What is the treatment

My ultra sound says peritoneal / mesenteric cyst in right lumbar region. What does that means? Is it curable? What is the treatment

Most likely: benign, although it depends on size, appearance, and location. Your doctor would probably order CT or MRI which can give you more information. ...Read more

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I am 4 weeks preg. And I have a mesentery cyst 6cm. Is this dangerous to the baby. Lucky me. As soon as i found out I have it. I find out i'm prego?

I am 4 weeks preg. And I have a mesentery cyst 6cm. Is this dangerous to the baby. Lucky me. As soon as i found out I have it. I find out i'm prego?

Cyst in pregnancy: I doubt this will cause any problems for you in the pregnancy. Sometimes the baby may put pressure on the cyst causing discomfort. The cyst can be monitored with ultrasound. Generally they do not change size. ...Read more

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Few prominent mesenteric nodes are seen in RLQ (right lower quadrant) -Tiny cyst in Rt lobe of the liver. - Urinary bladder diverticulum?

Few prominent mesenteric nodes are seen in RLQ (right lower quadrant) -Tiny cyst in Rt lobe of the liver. - Urinary bladder diverticulum?

Nodes liver cyst: These findings described suggest a diagnostic study was performed and probably a abdominal pelvic CT. They cysts and nodes are relatively common incidental findings which may or may not relate to the purpose for which the study was ordered. That it was ordered suggests a venue for you to discuss the results with the provider who ordered it. The Urinary bladder diverticulum may need further eval. ...Read more

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In MRI: found head pancreatic cyst developing a fistula running in ventral direction into the mesentery of the Colon transversum, meaning? & reasons?

In MRI: found head pancreatic cyst developing a fistula running in ventral direction into the mesentery of the Colon transversum, meaning? & reasons?

Ask your doctor: I assume that you have a doctor who ordered the MRI for you. He/she is expected to address your questions and concerns. So tell us what you know and what more you want to know?. A cyst in the Pancreas can develop without any obvious reasons(why do people become ill?). It is just like any ailments that can devlop for no obvious reasons. If it is causing you any local symptoms, you may need an opera ...Read more

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Indeterminate but concerning lymph nodes in the mesenteric lymph nodes...In a CT scan report. Aslo 2 cyst near ovary. Doe this mean cancer.

Indeterminate but concerning lymph nodes in the mesenteric lymph nodes...In a CT scan report. Aslo 2 cyst near ovary. Doe this mean cancer.

Not necessarily: Why was the ct done in the first place? Slightly enlarged lymph nodes in the mesentery are not specific for cancer. They may be normal variant or inflamed nodes. Cysts in the ovary or near? If simple cysts unlikely to be malignant again. However, one's symptoms that led to ct scan should be the context in which one reviews imaging or lab results. ...Read more

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Ct scan - it says left-sided parapelvic cyst and it also says prominent mesenteric and retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy. What does this mean for me?

Ct scan - it says left-sided parapelvic cyst and it also says prominent mesenteric and retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy.  What does this mean for me?

The parapelvic: Renal cyst is of no significance. The lymphadenopathy is concerning and can occur in a number of cancers (metastases/lymphoma) but can also occur in the setting of infection and autoimmune disorders. Your doctor can tell you how the lymphadenopathy is going to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Have a ovarian cyst 8cm, on CT scan mesenteric and retroperitoneal lymph nodes noted? Does that mean enlarge?. I'm confused. It didn't say enlarged.

Have a ovarian cyst 8cm, on CT scan mesenteric  and retroperitoneal lymph nodes noted? Does that mean enlarge?. I'm confused. It didn't say enlarged.

Not necessarily : 8cm cyst ( depending on what it looks like on the scan) does not have to be cancer in someone your age. Lymph nodes are often visible on scans and as long as they are not enlarged ( greater then 1cm) they are just a normal finding. The cyst should be followed up on in a short period of time (6weeks) with a pelvic ultrasound, but if there was anything questionable about the lymph nodes then ct. ...Read more

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Why would a radiologist put on CT report, mulpile retroperitoneal and mesenteric lymph node noted. But did say they were enlarged. 8cm ovarian cyst?

Worth noting: If the radiologist remarks on the lymph nodes, they be significant depending on the clinical situation; such as bowel disease or infection. An 8 cm ovarian cyst is abnormal and requires follow up ultrasound after two menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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What symtoms can a cyst cause?

Varies: Depending on the anatomical location, some cysts can be assymptomatic and discovered when examining patients for other problems. Other cysts can be very problematic with pain and swelling. ...Read more

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Mesentery (Definition)

1. A double layer of peritoneum attached to the abdominal wall and enclosing in its fold certain organs of the abdominal viscera. 2. A fold of the peritoneum that connects the intestines to the dorsal abdominal wall, especially such a fold that envelops ...Read more