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Ct Guided Drainage Appendiceal Abscess
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
Friend had ct scan diverticulitis, no symptoms feels great. Bowel thickening, possible sigmoid abscess. Could ct scan be wrong? Needs colonoscopy.
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
Friend had ct scan with rectal contrast. Diverticulosis without hemmorage sigmoid mural abscess bowel thickening. Surgery? No symptoms heart patient.
First ct scan showed diverticulitis with possible fistula. Second Ct scan no fistula possible abscess can scan be wrong again? Bowel thickening no sym
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
Sigmoid colon cancer removed surgically. After 10 days ultrasound impression is ' subacute small bowel intestinal obstruction and mild intraperitoneal free fluid collection. Is this common?
My CT scan report reveals polyp retention in left maxillary sinus and bilateral sphenoid sinuses,polyp measures 3*1.8 cm.Is surgery necessary?
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?
Diag w/appendiceal involution /intussus -ception n 2 cecum. Appendiceal tip dilated measuring 10 mm.Appendix can't be seen.Addt. Test recommend?
See surgeon: If you are having symptoms, such as right lower quadrant abdominal pain, and you have appendiceal pathology found on an advanced imaging study, such as a ct scan, you should probably go ahead and have your appendix removed, most likely laparoscopically. Speak with a general surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ct scan shows pancreatic head enlargement, central areas of hypodensity may be focal necrosis, abscesses or cyst, mild ductal obstruction. Wats this?
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
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?
MRI post liver resect w/abd incision swelling/pain showed 5.6cm anterior abd wall hernia w/protrusion of small bowel loops/mesenteric fat. Is surg req?
If CT shows perforated bowel , multiple air pockets, abscess's and large fluid collection in pelvic area, Can the CT be wrong ?
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
Suspected sphenoid sinus infection, 2 months after fess surgery. Endoscopy shows swollen mucosa, waiting CT scan results. What is recom treatment?
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
The appendix is a piece of tubing located at the bottom of the colon on the right lower part of the abdomen. It has no known function in modern humans, but was thought to possibly be a type of extra stomach back in our cavepeople days. Currently it's only purpose is to get infected ...Read more
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