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Echo Poor Nodule
Sounds like benign: I take it this is an ultrasound report? They are describing solid mass with slightly harder wall. It depends on the size and other characteristics of the appearance, so read the entire report, especially at the bottom, where it says "conclusion" or "impression" or something like that. That part should give you more. Ask the doctor who ordered the study for interpret the study for you. ...Read more
An echocardiogram (also called an echo) is a type of ultrasound test that uses high-pitched sound waves that are sent through a device called a transducer. The device picks up echoes of the sound waves as they bounce off the different parts of your heart. These echoes are turned into moving pictures of your heart that can be seen ...Read more
What is nodule with posterior acoustic enhancement but with internal echoes which may represent complex cyst?
Ultrasound: It sounds like you had an ultrasound of your abdomen? It is difficult to give a proper answer without the full radiologic report. Cysts are common findings in the human body. ...Read more
US of thyroid diffusely heterogeneous with multiple sub-centimeter nodules, 6mm isthmus, index nodules mixed echo-texture, what does this mean?
A 0.3 x 0.5 x 0.3 CM hypoechoic cystic nodule with punctate internal echo is noted in the lower pole of the right lobe of the thyroid gland.?
Small nodule: Often cystic thyroid nodules can have denser regions called "punctate foci". If the nodule is not cystic those can also be microcalcifications, a finding that increases the risk of thyroid cancer. The key though is that the nodule is very small and therefore requires monitoring only, no matter what its nature may be. ...Read more
I had a breast ultrasound and the results say "there is a well defined 4 by 3 by 4 mm nodule with posterior acoustic enhancement but with internal echoes" what does that mean? What's next?
Can't tell: Based on that description, it could be anything from a cyst with some internal debris (benign) to a small cancer (less likely at age 28. Options include close observation with ultrasound and needle biopsy/ aspiration. Talk with your referring md about what the radiologist advised, but do not ignore. ...Read more
Both lobes demonstrate a mildly heterogeneous echo pattern. Right mid love complex solid mixed echo solid nodule demonstrating calcification and increased vascularity. Measures 2.8 cm x 1.7x1.7cm Bloodwork came back with a thyroglobulin of 251 all other b
I have dilated ducts in my left breast & nodule w/echoes & septations in right what is normal protocol? I had a papilloma removed from my right breast
Women 30 yo. No cancer in family. Breast echo showing two well defined hypoechoic solid nodules, 2 axilla ganglions (1, 74*0, 6+1, 48 *0, 6). What is this?
Uncertain: Ultrasounds of the breast are good for telling solid from cystic masses but other than ruling out a cyst, don't tell you what a mass is. Further testing and a possible biopsy are necessary in order to do that. With your history, breast cancer is unlikely but not impossible. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Tsh 6.0, T4 normal, heterogeneous echo, no nodules, chronic high ANA (23 yrs no sle) thyroglob. 67, no thyroid antib., sister w/thyroid c. Next steps?
Endocrinologis: If TSH is high and gland is enlarge, your doctor might want to give you treatment, with thyroid hoimone to normalize the TSH and reduce the size of the gland, the fact that you have a positive ANA, should not change the decision.. There are familial thyroid cancers that are part of syndromes called familial men for multiple endocrine neoplasia. Discuss it with md. ...Read more
Diagnosed grossly hypothyroid /hashimoto, feeling worse as weeks go by, ultrasound scan reads thyroid demonstrates a heterogenous nodular echo texture?
What is this slight heterogeneity to echo texture of thyroid parenchtma but no nodules detected. Thyroid ultrasound done 1-8-15?
F38/Rndom right chest pains&mid left chest pain&LLL. Angio CT, EST echo, ekg, Usound. 3mm&4mm nodules granulomas LLL&RML. 4 wks pain&naproxen. Treatment?
See details: Ask the doctors who are treating you. Since a cause for the pain has not been established and one is not able to examine you or review your studies firsthand, it is impossible to suggest a treatment. ...Read more
52 male w/rapidly elevated psa, poor free psa test, dre that shows thickening upper right quadrant with nodule. Will docs sedate for biopsy if rqstd?
Rising PSA: Rising psa is very concerning. A biopsy is in order. ...Read more
Poor oral hygiene, multiple neck nodules on both sides and firm three fingers enlarged liver. Could I have hydatid disease?
Do you have a dog?: Tapeworm usually affects dogs, but can bee transferred to humans. Rare. More probably due to infected teeth and/or gums. This can't wait. Make immediate appointments with both your Physician and your Dentist for screening examinations. Please put the computer down and call now. ...Read more
6w4d preg, echo poor area measuring 16x8x4mm small area of bleeding adjacent to sac. What does this mean?
Normal ekg with " poor r wave progression" stress Echo came back normal. What does the poor r wave progression mean?
What would abnormal septal motion on an echo and poor R wave progression on an ECG for the same patient suggest?
Male 27.both kidneys contracted, incr cortical echo, poor cortico med diff. BUN is 22, creatinine 2.7, no BP no choles. Urea 46all electrolyte serum normal?
Emergency: You have kidney failure. We can confirm this. But you must sign off of the internet and get to a kidney specialist and perhaps begin readying for transplant. I have no idea what you expect on the internet. But the cause of your problem cannot be deduced in this question or in this forum. ...Read more
I'm 19 and have had ECG nd echos suggest poor R wave bd abnormal septal motion I also feel breathless and sinus tachy why aren't drs doing more tests?
Can really poor posture for years cause a lot of mid-back pain, chest pain and breathing issues? Had clear chest X-ray and Echo within past 2 years
Poor posture.: Poor posture can affect expansion of the rib cage, which can lead to pains and breathing issues ...Read more
Experienced breathlessness, s.tachycardia my dr did EKG and echo and found poor R wave abnormal septal motion what tests will a cardiologist do next?
Where is nodule?: Any other symptoms?Get a more detailed answer ›
See below: You will have hoarseness. The vocal cors cannot touch each other when there is a nodules. ...Read more
See details: Osler's nodes are painful, red, raised lesions on the hands and feet associated with a number of conditions including infections of heart valves (endocarditis). They are the result of immune complex deposition. ...Read more