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Causes Of Microlithiasis
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My son has been diagnosed with testicular microlithiasis. Never heard of this & were told its rare. Please i need some info...
A non-problem: Junior has some little calcium flecks-and-specks in his testis. If you really look -- and why would anybody? -- you can find them in up to 5% of kids. They don't seem to mean anything as long as everything else is okay, and even if it's true that an affected undescended testis is at greater risk for carcinoma, it's not clear this needs to guide treatment. ...Read more
Not...: It is not known to be related; even if yes, their coexistence is extremely rare so carrying little or no clinical pertinent merit to mention. More? Ask your doctor or contact me at www.Healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. Best wish... ...Read more
I got usg scan of my abdomen (file attached) WHAT IS THE MEAN OF B/L TINY RENAL CONCRETION AND MICROLITHIASIS?
Turn out I have testicular microlithiasis? I can't find much about it, what is it and what is the current treatment?
Ultrasound diagnosis: Consists of myriad of tiny calcifications throughout testis. Invariably an incidental finding at ultrasound (us) for undescended testis, varicocele, hydrocele or painful testis. We used to think it was a premalignant condition because men with testis tumors had higher incidence of tm than men without. In fact serial us of males with tm have not developed tumors. Poss. Related to sub fertility. ...Read more
Hi I have been diagnosed with bilateral microlithiasis and I'm just wondering is there a high possibility of developing testicular cancer?
Microlithiasis: There is a must read article on the web "www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/testicular-cancer/expert-answers/microlithiosis" I found the article very straightforward and easy to understand and I am sure you will too. ...Read more
Multiple small hypoechoic right testicular lesions and Bilateral testicular microlithiasis and Small left varicoceles on ultrasound. Meaning?
Varicocele: There is a bunch of veins encasing the testis like a basket called pamphiniform plexus. This is how the temperature of the testis is maintained at optimal levels for the best sperm production. Sometimes these veins can become engorged more and become like a bag of worms like varicose veins of the legs. This is called Varicocele . It may need some attention if having problems with fertility ...Read more
Which is more effective for someone with testicular microlithiasis? Should they reduce their calcium intake or increase their vitamin d intake?
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Too nonspecific!: The differential diagnosis is too vast, without more specific information, and requires a length history regarding features of the pain and location, time of occurrence and an exam. I do not believe any of my healthtap colleagues could be more specific. If you are having an ongoing issue, see your doctor. Best! ...Read more