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Is septated cystic structure in ovary benign?

Is septated cystic structure in ovary benign?

Possible: An ovarian cyst can be benign but sometimes a septated cystic structure could mean cancer. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Conditions that mimic cystic fibrosis?

Conditions that mimic cystic fibrosis?

The list goes on : There are a whole variety of illnesses that can mimic CF from chronic cough , asthma , to immunodeficiency, broncho pulmonary dysphasia celiac disease , Alpha 1-anti trypsin deficiency. ...Read more

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Whats an adenomatoid nodule with cystic degeneration?

Cyst formation: Adenomatoid nodule - fibrotic stroma and glands ( adenoma). When adenomatoid nodule exists for a while and compresses blood vessels and surrounding tissue, hemorrhages and necrosis possible, and finally, in this place tissue degeneration with cyst formation. Example, leiomyomas of uterus sometimes reveal cystic degeration. ...Read more

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Are idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis cystic fibrosis the same?

Are idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis cystic fibrosis the same?

No: Two completely different diseases. CF is an inherited disorder leading to failure to clear mucus and repeated infections. It does end up with fibrosis in the lungs. Idiopathic fibrosis is a disease of unknown cause where scar tissue replaces normal lung and eventually causes respiratory failure. ...Read more

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Cyst with papillary excrescences is solid compact tissue?

Cyst with papillary excrescences is solid compact tissue?

No: A cyst is not solid. That's why it is called a cyst, because there is space inside which contains, or at some time had contained, material. ...Read more

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Well circumscribed hypoechoic 4.8 cm cystic mass. Thickened internal septations, perifpheral mural nodularity and calcification. Pain upper abdomen.

Well circumscribed hypoechoic 4.8 cm cystic mass.  Thickened internal septations, perifpheral mural nodularity and calcification. Pain upper abdomen.

Ovarian: I assume the report is describing an ovarian cyst which may be fluid filled. If so, your gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. It is not clear if this is the cause of your abdominal discomfort since the discomfort is not in the pelvic area. Other imaging studies may be recommended. ...Read more

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Complex cystic hypoechoic nodules right parotid gland with internal vascular septations &calcifications Echogenic foci Biopsy in future. Inconclusive?

Complex cystic hypoechoic nodules right parotid gland with internal vascular septations  &calcifications Echogenic foci Biopsy in future. Inconclusive?

Parotid mass: Your doctor will probably want an FNA, fine needle aspiration to obtain cells that can be examined by a pathologist. Probably will be benign but your ENT may suggest it be completely excised. ...Read more

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Is cystic fibrosis autosomal dominant in genetics?

Is cystic fibrosis autosomal dominant in genetics?

Recessive: Both parents must carry the gene with a 25% chance (1:4) with each conception that the baby will have cystic fibrosis. ...Read more

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Is benign adnexal skin tumor compatible with eccrine poroma cancerous?

Is benign adnexal skin tumor compatible with eccrine poroma cancerous?

Benign& malignant: Skin adenexal tumors (sat ) tumors of sweat glands, ( eccrine& apocrine glands ) hair follicles , are both benign and malignant . Malignant which is lethal if excision is not done early. Eccrine porocarcinoma is malignant variety and it is not a benign tumor. ...Read more

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Is cystic fibrosis a dominant or recessive trait?

Recessive: One needs two defective copies of the cystic fibrosis to develop the disease. ...Read more

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Is uterine fibroid with cystic degeneration cancerous?

Is uterine fibroid with cystic degeneration cancerous?

Usually not: "cystic degeneration" usually means that a portion of the tumor has died as a result of its blood supply not always being adequate. If the tumor is troubling you, or if it is growing rapidly, or the radiologist has other concerns, you should consider having it removed or you may be given other options such as embolization. If there are other warnings of cancer, you must have it removed. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is cystic fibrosis?

What is cystic fibrosis?

Genetic disorder: It is a genetic disorder characterized by abnormal sodium channels, which affect a great deal of problems including the respiratory and digestive systems. It is most commonly diagnosed in infants failing to gain appropriate weight, and in children who have multiple chronic infections. ...Read more

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Is complex heterogeneous predominantly silid mass with cystic components suspicious for cancer?

Is complex heterogeneous predominantly silid mass with cystic components suspicious for cancer?

Perhaps: You did not provide enough information to answer this question. what body part? what type of scan? What symptoms? I would be happy to consult with you at our mutual convenience. ...Read more

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Cystic fibrosis, is it sexlinked?

Autosomal recessive.: Cystic fibrosis (CF) is not sex-linked, but autosomal recessive. That means both parents can be silent carriers--totally unaware--then each passes down this recessive (inactive) gene to their child. This child develops CF because both copies of the formerly inactive gene (1 from each parent) now have no genetic "brake" (normal dominant gene) to prevent the CF gene from expressing itself. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst with papillary excrescence within the cyst is solid tissue ?

Ovarian cyst with papillary excrescence within the cyst is solid tissue ?

Talk to physician: Based on the very limited information provided, you may nee dot have this ovary removed surgically. Talk to your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Both breasts show heterogeneous echopattern. No mass lesion or calcification seen.No evident ductal dilatation or skin thickening noted.Meaning?

Both breasts show heterogeneous echopattern. No mass lesion or calcification seen.No evident ductal dilatation or skin thickening noted.Meaning?

Likely benign: Imaging of the breast is imperfect at best. Heterogeneity in the breast is a common finding typically leading to class ii or birads 2 result on the mammogram. This is almost always a benign finding and is typical of a one-year follow-up repeat mammogram. The procedure is generally very low risk with very low levels of radiation. Get a clinical breast exam from your doctor and repeat mammo. ...Read more

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Was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. What is it like living with cystic fibrosis?

Was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. What is it like living with cystic fibrosis?

It depends: It really depends on the severity of the disease. Not all patients experience the same symptoms and the same course. ...Read more

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My son has chronic lung problems and constipation should he be tested for cystic fibrouses?

My son has chronic lung problems and constipation should he be tested for cystic fibrouses?

Yes: Cystic fibrosis can present with a myriad of symptoms. You do not have to be of northern european descent to be at risk. A simple sweat chloride test can be done if your child is over two months old and able to sweat. Of course other conditions may be to blame. Reflux can cause chronic respiratory symptoms and affect dietary intake that may result in constipation or complicate it. ...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 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 andnexal solid-cystic lesion?

What is andnexal solid-cystic lesion?

Adnexal cyst: The term adnexal refers to the ovary and surrounding fallopian tube. Cystic-solid describes a growth which is part liquid filled and part solid. These findings on ultrasound studies require an evaluation by a gynecological surgeon and advice regarding further study or surgical removal. ...Read more

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How can I prevent cystic hermangiomas?

How can I prevent cystic hermangiomas?

Don't know of any: As far as i know cystic hemangiomas are cysts filled with fluid or blood that can be found in the spleen or liver, etc. They occur spontaneously. I am not aware of anyway to prevent them. ...Read more

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How to remove multi septated cystic lesion?

Cystic Lesion: It depends where this lesion is. You should see your pcp who can refer you to appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about poly cystic ovary syndrome?

Can you tell me about poly cystic ovary syndrome?

Hormonal disorder: Polycystic ovary syndrome (pcos) is a common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age. Infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods, excess hair growth, acne and obesity can all occur in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. The exact cause is unknown. I am attaching a good link. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pcos/basics/symptoms/con-20028841. ...Read more

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Is there a link between pco and poly cystic kidney?

Is there a link between pco and poly cystic kidney?

Just the name: Polycystic ovaries and polycystic kidneys are unrelated. The former is poorly-understood and probably a reaction pattern. The latter is a variable group of genetic diseases. ...Read more

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Poly cystic ovarian syndrome: can I still have a kid?

Poly cystic ovarian syndrome: can I still have a kid?

Many do: Pcos often interferes with fertility to some degree but effected women can and do have kids. It makes it a bit harder for you to control the where or when if you are not sure you are ovulating at a specific time. If you just let nature figure it out and don't worry about it it can happen (if your not using birth control). ...Read more

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Female with 34 years age with cystic submandibular node?

Female with 34 years age with cystic submandibular node?

Need more info: May not be lymph node, may be in submandibular salivary glands , could benign but need work up and and some times removal for biopsy , speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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What is subarticular cystic changes and what do they do for it ?

What is subarticular cystic changes and what do they do for it ?

These are usually : Seen as secondary changes relatd to arthritic changes to the overlying joint-subarticular means below the joint surface. There is nothing specifically to do for them but to treat the arthritis as indicated. ...Read more

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What to do if i may be baby sitting a child with cystic fybrosis?

What to do if i may be baby sitting a child with cystic fybrosis?

Nothing special: probably no big deal,but make sure that the medicines are given,if necessary.also make sure that the breathing is normal ...Read more

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What is a complicated cystic ovarian lesion and what are its risks?

What is a complicated cystic ovarian lesion and what are its risks?

Many things: Melanie, a complex ovarian cyst could be many things. Most likely, it is a hemorrhagic cyst (a cyst that bled). Other possibilities could be an infection, or far less likely an ovarian tumor (these are rare). I'm sure your doctor recommended follow up scans, so just follow up as they recommend. If you develop worsening or changing symptoms, call them and let them know. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What does a complex cystic mass mean with multiple thicken septation ?

What does a complex cystic mass mean with multiple thicken septation ?

Visual description: A cyst is a single "bubble" like a balloon. The outer layer consists of cells and connective tissue. The center is not solid, instead of living cells the center is soft and filled with fluid or a thick cream. A complex cyst has dividers (septae) running through it, or can be thought of as a collection of cysts. It like a collection of balloons packed together. ...Read more

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The results of my x Ray reads cystic distal end of the clavide. What does this mean.

The results of my x Ray reads cystic distal end of the clavide. What does this mean.

Overuse : This usually means arthritis of the ac joint or an overuse condition called osteolysis of the distal clavicle. This is seen in heavy weightlifting ...Read more

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I have a cystic mass in my right adnexea with an ap diameter of 35mm, what does it mean ?

I have a cystic mass in my right adnexea with an ap diameter of 35mm, what does it mean ?

Common: You have a small cystic mass, probably in your ovary. Usually related to post egg expulsion cyst (corpus luteum cyst.) probably self limited.If it causes symptoms alert your provider. Your doctor will keep this finding in mind, and may request a follow up sonogram or exam in the future. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a 0.3x0 2x1.5 CM complex cystic mass with multiple thicken septation what does this means?

I have a 0.3x0 2x1.5 CM complex cystic mass with multiple thicken septation what does this means?

Potential Ca: I assume the cyst is ovarian in origin. Such cyst are epitherlial in origin and have potential to convert to Ca. Markers such as Ca 19.9 are only of value in monitoring and not for dx. If scans show lesion enlarging and if reaching 5 cm. then resection indicated due to high rate of malignant transformation. ...Read more

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Need advice on birds nest (broken) and cystic structures in left adnexal region 6yrs what could it be?

Need advice on birds nest (broken) and cystic structures in left adnexal region 6yrs what could it be?

Follow up with ur : Gyn and get checked for ovarian /dermoid cyst -likely benign etc. Take care! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=7738. ...Read more