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What is fibro cystic lumps in the breasts caused from?

What is fibro cystic lumps in the breasts caused from?

Prominent: fibrous stromal tissue, which is support tissue for the breast, combined with obstruction and cystic dilatation of the milk-producing glands of the breast. ...Read more

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What causes fibro cystic. breast changes and is it any cause for future concern?

What causes fibro cystic. breast changes and is it any cause for future concern?

Not unusual: Many women have fibrocystic changes to their breasts. It does not portent any future problems, with the exception of making it even more important that you do your self breast exams. If you have FCD, you should know what your breasts feel like, to know if you feel any changes. ...Read more

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Section studied shows cystic spaced, the wall comprising of fibro collagenous tissue. The spaces show focal lining by multilayered oval to round cells?

Section studied shows cystic spaced, the wall comprising of fibro collagenous tissue. The spaces show focal lining by multilayered oval to round cells?

Speak with your MD: Please speak with your md about your concerns. Interpretation of a section needs to be in the context of the clinical situation and the reason for the biopsy. ...Read more

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Please tell me what is a benign cystic taratoma?

Please tell me what is a benign cystic taratoma?

Dermoid cyst: A cystic teratoma is a type of tumor that arises from egg or sperm cells, in the ovaries or testicles. Teratomas can contain undeveloped tissue or a number of different kinds of mature tissue, including fat, hair, teeth, gland and muscle. A cystic teratoma may also be described as a mature teratoma, or a dermoid cyst. It is more likely to contain well-defined types of benign tissue. ...Read more

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What does a 6.4 x 3.5 CM cystic lesion with internal septation mean in plain english?

What does a 6.4 x 3.5 CM cystic lesion with internal septation mean in plain english?

Complex cyst: A simple cyst is a fluid filled sac. A complex cyst may have internal septations which are walls separating the cyst into different compartments. Lesion is a generic term for an abnormal growth. ...Read more

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What is a?Multi cystic pancreas?

What is a?Multi cystic pancreas?

May be IPMN: Multiple cystic lesions in the pancreas may represent a relatively rare condition called ipmn. Imaging can clarify the suspicion of ipmn, but sometimes endoscopy with a sampling of the fluid is necessary. It they represent ipmn, some surveillance program is recommended and depending on the size and pattern of spread within the pancreas, surgery may be warranted. ...Read more

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What is a multi-cystic pancreas?

What is a multi-cystic pancreas?

Unclear, but...: It can be use to describe pancreas with multiple cysts. Cysts can be benign (usually single, located in the head and containing serous fluid in multiloculated lesions) or pre malignant (large ipmns, mutinous cysts in tail of pancreas). Or even frankly malignant (cystic cystadenocarcinomas). A pancreas cyst should always be evaluated by a specialist. ...Read more

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What is a hypoechoic cystic lesion?

What is a hypoechoic cystic lesion?

Indeterminate: A true cyst on ultrasound is, by definition, echo free or anechoic. A hypoechoic nodule has low level internal echoes that are less than surrounding tissue but not actually a cyst. So the finding is indeterminate. ...Read more

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What is chondromalacia cystic changes?

What is chondromalacia cystic changes?

Advanced damage: When the damage to the cartilage (chondromalacia) underlining a bone is very significant, the bone overlying this cartilage starts to feel too much force, and starts to "suffer" as well. One of those kinds of damage are cysts that form inside the bone. ...Read more