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CT Scan result: "bladder is entirely decompressed" what does it mean? Full? Empty? Is this good or bad?
Means empty b: Depends upon when you last voided, and the reason the exam is being done, and the phase of the exam. Best to go over results with your Dr. ...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
What does thickening of the first and second portion of the duodenal wall indicate during a CT scan result?
What does it mean when a CT scan result says "symmetric enhancement of right kidney compared to left kidney"?
Depends: Without you age, it can be, Bu if young can be a cyst. CT charecteristics give a pretty fair idea. ...Read more
Urine test found blood and protain done ultasound and CT scan result normal still found visible blood on my urine?
Bloody urine: You must identify where the blood is coming from.Keep going back to your doctor until the source is found. ...Read more
Whats does it mean on a CT scan result
" fine pleuro-parenchymal opacities of residual type in the apices of both lungs"?
This report: Really needs to be correlated with your history and symptoms for someone to give you an answer. Please check with your doctor. ...Read more
What does"nonspecific & therefore indeterminate parenchymal liver lesion that needs sonographic surveillance" indicates in a CT scan result?
It means: a diagnosis cannot be made at this time but follow-up with ultrasound is recommended. (N.B. a "cyst" is suspected) Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Dad 69yrs old CT scan result says: urinary bladder appears thickwalled+trabeculated 0.9CM along right lateral wall. what does this mean? Infection?
Obstruction or tumor: Hi Johnny, This is abnormal. The thickened, trabeculated wall can be caused by the bladder working against an obstruction. Is there difficulty urinating? A tumor or cancer is a possibility, but sounds unlikely. An infection usually causes symptoms such as burning. A urinalysis would help to identify an infection or tumor. A discussion with his doctor and a Urology consult should be done. ...Read more
Eye of Beholder: The "eye ball" observation of "volume loss for age" is extremely subjective with much intra and interobserver variation. That means readers often don't agree and are sometimes not even consistent when the same reader re-examines an image twice. Computer programs are being developed to analyse brain volumes accurately and precisely but are not in general clinical use yet. My advice, don't sweat it. ...Read more
Dear doctors. Should I be alarmed of the CT scan result showed:- focal adenomyosis at the gallbladder fundus n probable hepatic cyst.
Depends on findings: Adenomyosis of the gallbladder appears to be a harmless incidental (= unexpected & not related to study reason) finding on radiologic studies, typically no symptoms. Liver cysts are common; CT scan usually can tell if harmless or not. Depending on degree of suspicion, if CT cannot tell or if cyst is large, might repeat CT in a few months, test the fluid, occasionally remove cyst, or other tests. ...Read more
Dad 69yrs old CT scan result says: urinary bladder appears thickwalled+trabeculated 0.9CM along right lateral wall. what does this suggest? Has BPH to
Here are some...: The scenario indicates your dad has developed bladder outlet obstruction over years and even decades. To detail the causes, diagnosis, treatment, etc. is beyond a 400-letter space can do. To bridge such gap, please peruse articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/eCommonTopics-Urology.html. Thereby, you should know how to handle your dad's current voiding issues and beyond. ...Read more
Hello I have paranasal sinusitis.its written in my ct scan result.it's been 1 year I've got it now.and my eyes are so sensitive to light and it hurts ?
Just got a CT scan result at er: narrowing of ascending colon above cecum, as well as a spiculated 12x11mm nodule in the rml. What could these mean? [44/male/ex smoker (11 years), no family colon c.]
Both need evaluation: The narrowing can be due to inflammation or malignancy and needs to evaluated by colonoscopy. The lung nodule also needs to be followed if you're a nonsmoker or perhaps even biopsied if you are. It can represent scar, inflammation, or malignancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The CT scan result was "linear fracture in distal part of sacral bone is detected." What does this mean exactly?
Sacral fractures: Sacral fractures are relatively rare. The most common presentation is usually after high energy trauma such as a car crash or motorcycle crash. Even rarer instances occur when people slip and fall onto their behinds on ice. The treatment for these fractures depends on the location. Higher fractures in the sacrum may need surgery whereas lower ones near the tailbone are treated nonoperatively. ...Read more
My CT scan result shows - right frontal lobe subcortical white matter tiny chronic infarct- and mild cerebral atrophic changes. ?
I fell down & got hit in head after CT scan result"lacunar infarct in right frontal centrum semiovale".Doctor say nothing to worry explain me this sir?
What it is: That means that a very small blood vessel is blocked. That vessel supplies the white matter under the grey cells in your right frontal lobe of the brain. It is in the area that has fibers that transmit signals from the grey cells to other parts of the brain. Usually, there are no problems, but you should see a neurologist to make sure that all is well. ...Read more
My 11 months nephew had seizures. His EEG test came out normal, CT scan result reports he has mild cerebral and cerebellar atrophy, how it happened?
About EEG, seizure: If there is atrophy (means smaller than normal) please see a pediatric neurologist. Eeg's can be normal in the context of seizures for many reasons. If they are abnormal, they are often helpful, but treating your nephew clinically is most important, and eeg's are a first step to diagnosis with prolonged studies or other types of eeg's as a next step. ...Read more