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After breast biopsy was diagnosed with Aprican (not sure how to spell) cyst. Would like information on this?
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
Not uncommon: When a joint becomes arthritic, it can produce more joint or synovial fluid in an attempt to heal itself leading to pressure build up in that joint with a bubble or hernia of synovium which is the joint lining leading to a cyst. When these occur in the spine, they can sometimes press on or pinch a nerve mimicking the symptoms of a disc herniation or contribute to spinal stenosis. ...Read more
Try this: http://www.tarlovcystfoundation.orgGet a more detailed answer ›
Observation: Perineural, or Tarlov cysts are usually incidental findings on an MRI. They are usually asymptomatic and appear on an MRI. They are essentially thinned out parts of the thecal sac which contains cerebral spinal fluid. If you are not having any neurologic deficits, I would not intervene surgically. The covering, or dura is very thin, and would likely tear should one try to repair a cyst. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a dermoid cyst removed in february, can I request further information about the cyst i had removed?
Yes: Ask your surgeon or your personal doctor for the pathological report. ...Read more
I just had a cyst removed from the bottom of my lip, and they didn't give me much information for aftercare? Except to ice it
Ice is to keep the: ..swelling down & reduce pain. Other common sense advice include: eating soft food for a while, continuing routine tooth brushing (avoid the wound area), rinsing your mouth out with warm water after eating, and using an oral rinse like Peroxyl twice a day. If you don't have an aspirin allergy, you can take ibuprofen or naproxen for pain. Lips tend to heal quickly, so u should feel better soon. ...Read more
Dandy-Walker: Dandy-Walker is a congenital disorder of the 4th ventricle, which is replaced by a large cystic mass. Of course, there are other possibilities as well, but here is a link to get you started : http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/dandy-walker-syndrome ...Read more
What are the chances of malignancy with a multi septic cyst in the breast? I can' find any information on it.
If it just: has thin septations and nothing else complicating it, probably well under 1%. ...Read more
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