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Dense Fibroglandular Tissue
March 5, 2014
Comparison is made to previous studies
The mammary tissue is heterogeneously dense which lowers the sensitivity of mammography. Apparently new compared to previous studies is a smoothly marginated 7mm low density ovoid nodule a
I don't have the : full report, but it sounds like there might be a new finding on screening mammography. The next step is usually a more complete imaging evaluation with diagnostic mammography and probably ultrasound. A final diagnostic code(BIRADS) for the nodule will be determined based on the imaging findings: benign(no followup),probably benign(6 month f/u), suspicious, highly suspicious( needle biopsy ) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
Normal: Normal breast tissue is firm and dense, and most commonly seen in young patients. ...Read more
Not necessarily: the breast are made up of breast tissue and fat cells. the percent of each are variable. So small breast do not mean dense breast simply small ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast self exam: If you are performing breast self exam monthly, then you will get know what your normal lumps feel like. Once you are familiar with your normal, an abnormal lump will feel different. If you have any question, call your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Joints such as elbow, shouldeer and knee contains considerable amount of cartilage and dense connective tissue. How does this explain the fact that jo?
Resubmit: Resubmit your question. The software limitations prevented you from completing it. ...Read more
Pain in right breast & upper back, at same time. no trauma. for 4/5 days. mammogram done in Oct., have dense breast tissue, due back for further eval.
Follow up important!: Make sure to keep your follow up appointment. They may do more tests to determine if there are any problems. ...Read more
Can photoacoustic breast imaging solve the conventional challenge in diagnosing breast cancer for patients with dense breast tissues?
Unclear: The data is unclear on this. I do not think it is ready to prime time just yet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Joints such as the elbow, shoulder, and knee contains considerable amount of cartilage and dense connective tissue. Explain how joint injuries heal.
What kind of breast lump (found by GP along with swollen lymph node) would not show up on US or mammo? Scans showed I have very dense breast tissue.
Neither: mammography nor ultrasound are 100% accurate for detecting cancer. In particular, the sensitivity of mammo can drop to lower than 50% in dense breasts. A small percentage of cancers are found only on physical exam, and not seen on mammo or US. However, the chance of a lump being cancer in the setting of a negative mammo and ultrasound is low, approx. 0.5%-3%. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ovarian cyst: A papillary excrescence is a cauliflower like growth inside a cyst. It increases the chances that the cyst could be a malignancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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