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Ct Guided Abscess Drainage Perirenal
CT show multiple perforations of rectum,multiple air pockets,abscess's an large fluid collection in pelvis,should CT guided drainage occur immediately
Large abscesses: should be drained. CT is a good way to do that with ultrasound another option in certain cases. ...Read more
Ct uses xrays taken an 360 degrees combined with a computer to see"inside" the body. The table moves as the xray tube and detectors spin around the patient 10 times a second or more! the image shows excellent soft tissue detail, enhanced with injection of intravenous contrast or oral contrast. This way the body is shown in slices, in any plane, usually axially, but ...Read more
First ct scan diverticulitis thought he had fistula. Second Ct scan radiologist said no fistula bowel thickening maybe sigmoid abscess ct be wrong?
Not necessarily: The interpretation of the same ct scan can be changed according to the clinical picture. The clinical picture has support the ct scan and until it would the reading of the ct scan can change. So, it is a fluid situation , it is not rigid. Reading of the ct has to match the clinical condition of the person. I hope this helps. ...Read more
First ct scan showed diverticulitis with possible fistula. Second Ct scan no fistula possible abscess can scan be wrong again? Bowel thickening no sym
If CT shows perforated bowel , multiple air pockets, abscess's and large fluid collection in pelvic area, Can the CT be wrong ?
CT show rectum perforatd,abscess's large fluid colection,Chest xray show lung infection,develps sepsis treatd as chest infection? why not blame pelvis
Good Question: This is complex and should be reserved for discussion with u'r doctor or doctors who treated u. Certainly a perforated rectum is an emergency and can cause sepsis, but again, there seems to be a few things happening that make this more complex and not so appropriate for this type of forum . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CT scan found 5cm mass w/mild lymphadenopathy in mesentary. Needle biopsy done. May be lymphatic reaction,wants ct scan in 2 mos. Is it wise to wait?
Sonogram shows 2.2cm, (2) 1cm in neck lymph's. CT contrast scan doesn't identify lymph's. I'm told its inflammation. CT does not pick up inflammation?
CT can: identify soft tissue inflammation, and can identify lymph nodes. Hard to speculate as to why the CT scan didn't show the lymph nodes, but I suspect if they looked normal the radiologist decided not to mention them. The only way to be certain is to have the radiologist look at the CT and ultrasound side by side and reconcile the discrepancy. ...Read more
Friend had ct scan diverticulitis, no symptoms feels great. Bowel thickening, possible sigmoid abscess. Could ct scan be wrong? Needs colonoscopy.
CT shows thickening of the peritoneal reflections? Dr didn't mention anything. CT was done for perirectal abcess.
Peritoneal lining: The peritoneum is a thin cellular lining that lines the inner abdominal wall and all of the organs and bowel loops within the abdomen and pelvis. It can become thickened for a variety of reasons, such as related to infection, inflammation, fibrosis, infarction, trauma, response to medication or chemotherapy, or cancer. The CT appearance of thickened peritoneal reflections by itself is nonspecific. ...Read more
CT scan shows I have a cystic teratoma/dermoid cyst with an additional 3.5 cm rounded fluid attenuation mass within R pelvis abutting the above mass.
Sorry to hear it. Q?: I'm sorry to hear the scan report. It seems like you could use some support in making sense of all this. Most importantly, do you have symptoms? I don't see a question posed, so please specify what is worrying you about the CT scan report. A teratoma is a (usually) benign tumor or growth. Fluid around the teratoma ("abutting the mass") is not unusual, & could also be b9. TTYD or use HealthTap Pr ...Read more
Ct scan shows pancreatic head enlargement, central areas of hypodensity may be focal necrosis, abscesses or cyst, mild ductal obstruction. Wats this?
R intra abdominal testisicle post op. Path shows seminoma. Solitary interaortocaval lymph node 2.3*2.3 CM reduced to 2*1.5. Is it seminoma spreading?
Will hematoma caused by MRI guided breast biopsy limit post biopsy sono or MRI image if suspicious area is very large would sono work inspite of hemat?
What is the reason: to look for the lesion on ultrasound after the biopsy? There should have been an ultrasound correlation prior to the MRI biopsy. Yes, the hematoma can limit a post biopsy ultrasound. If ultrasound is necessary, it might be best to wait a couple of weeks so the hematoma can resolve. ...Read more
Male 32,Abdominal CT shows Shotty mesenteric & periaortic Lymph node likely reactive.multiple SB transient intussusception before,can it be cancer?
No: doesn't sound like, however the explanation of the CT findings should be in context with the clinical picture, hence the ordering physician would be able to explain better, best wishes ...Read more
My CT scan report reveals polyp retention in left maxillary sinus and bilateral sphenoid sinuses,polyp measures 3*1.8 cm.Is surgery necessary?
3.5cm thyroid nodule, ultrasound found solid mass and fluid filled cysts w/ calcifications. Lymph node near carotid. Could it be cancer? still waiting
6/2014 sonogram showed 1.7 x 1.0 cm hypoechoic lesion in superior R lobe of liver-cannot be confirmed to reflect a simple cyst. Need follow-up?
No, not simple cyst: Everyone can have 1 or 2 "simple" cysts in the liver & live a long, full life. If it is confirmed to be a simple cyst, & you have no other symptoms or conditions that explain its presence, then there's no need for follow-up. Chances are you will have it for the rest of your life & it will not cause any problems. Thanks for your question & thanks for using HealthTap. ...Read more
37, CT shows R adnexa clustered cysts or multiseptated cystic lesion. 2.9 x 2.3 x 3.4 cm. No pain. Ct done unrelated reasons-should I get ultrasound?
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
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