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Diffuse Parenchymal Disease
Kidney disease?: Your diagnosis of mild diffuse paenchymal disease (p) was made by a radiologist (r) looking at your renal ultrasound (u). The r's finding of p is a subjective one based on the r's interpretation of the u. You need to go to a nephrologist to have your urine collected for 24 hours to assess your kidney function, along with blood work. Then, can you have an objective idea of your kidneys' function. ...Read more
Liver disease: Hepatomegaly means that the liver is larger than is normal. Parenchyma is the main tissue of the liver. Diffuse parenchymal disease means that there is diffuse disease throughout the liver tissues. This could be due to many different causes so check with your doctor for further information. ...Read more
Please can you interpret or explain this for me. NORMAL SIZED KIDNEYS WITH DIFFUSE PARENCHYMAL DISEASE.. that is my father result in his KUB UTZ.. tnx?
Nonspecific disease: There is some disease (hard to elaborate without more details) affecting his kidneys and probably his kidney numbers. ...Read more
Pls interpret. Liver ultrasound: normal size with probable diffuse parenchymal disease. This is after 8 cycles chemo, 1.5mos RAD for breast ca?
Sir, my brother is 23 yr old. He has got clubbing. After a medical check up his medical report says bilateral type 1 renal disease, hepatomegaly with diffuse parenchymal disease and splenomegaly.Are these serious conditions?
Unfortunately yes: your brother needs to be seen and followed up in a big tertiary care hospital or a university hospital, wish him and yourself wellness ...Read more
In my kidney ultrasound the result is normal size of kidneys with bilateral diffuse parenchymal disease,normal sonogram of the urinary bladder.
Not sure: what the question is, but there are numerous potential causes for abnormal appearing kidneys on ultrasound. Best to speak with your doctor about the results. The results have to be interpreted in the context of your entire clinical picture, the appearance on ultrasound is entirely nonspecific. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: The term means a disease process affecting the entire liver. The ability to heal liver disease depends on the specific cause in a given patient and the degree of damage thats occurred to the organ. If the condition is early and hasn't progressed to an advanced stage of cirrhosis(scaring and destruction of liver tissue) it may be partly reversible. There are MANY causes of liver disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kidney Disease: "diffuse" means all over the kidney, "parenchymal" means the solid part of the kidney that filters the liquid waste products out of the blood, and "disease" means something is wrong. Typically "diffuse parenchymal disease" means an overall medical problem with the kidney, such as diabetic nephropathy, or post-streptococcal nephritis. In the pediatric world we use this term slightly differently. ...Read more
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