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What is large mixed echogenic mass?

What is large mixed echogenic mass?

Difficult to say: Sounds like an ultrasound report maybe. It may mean that there is a mass with some solid and some cystic (fluid-filled component). It depends on the modality of the test (ultrasound or ct) and the location as to the diagnostic significance. Please discuss with the doctor who ordered the test and maybe resubmit this question and include more relevant information to get a good answer. ...Read more

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What is an echogenic mass on the ovary usually made up of?

What is an echogenic mass on the ovary usually made up of?

It is a: Nonspecific finding. Hemorrhagic cysts and dermoids, among others, can appear as an echogenic mass. ...Read more

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Submandibular region demonstrate a mid echogenicity mass 15 mm in length with a central vascular hilum. Meaning? Causes?

Submandibular region demonstrate a mid echogenicity mass 15 mm in length with a central vascular hilum. Meaning? Causes?

Nothing good.: You likely need to have this biopsied, if you smoke or drink see an ENT doctor to make sure you do not have a cancer of the throat. ...Read more

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Hi, 3.71 x 4.35cm mixed echogenic mass in fundal part of uterus implies what pls?

Hi, 3.71 x 4.35cm mixed echogenic mass in fundal part of uterus implies what pls?

It is most likely: A benign fibroid, but talk to your doctor about the results to make sure. ...Read more

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My doctor said they found an echogenic mass in my fetus' liver during my 20 week ultrasound. What could this mean?

My doctor said they found an echogenic mass in my fetus' liver during my 20 week ultrasound. What could this mean?

The ultrasound: Report should have provided potential causes for this finding and recommendations (if any needed) for further evaluation. If it didn't then consider a more detailed fetal ultrasound at a center offering level 2 or level 3 studies. These centers have greater expertise in fetal ultrasound and can often answer questions which arise on a screening study. ...Read more

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Mixed echogenic mass measuring 4.1cm x 4.1cm is seen in the fundal region. UTERINE fibroid was concluded. Will it reduce my chance of getting pregnant?

Mixed echogenic mass measuring 4.1cm x 4.1cm is seen in the fundal region. UTERINE fibroid was concluded. Will it reduce my chance of getting pregnant?

Not usually: Most fibroids do not decrease the fertility. The number of fibroids, location in the uterus. Symptoms, are all factors in assessing a patient with fibroids to determine if surgical intervention is needed or not ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have an echogenic endometrial mass in the uterus?

What does it mean when you have an echogenic endometrial mass in the uterus?

Seen on ultrasound: Means they saw something (a mass)in the endometrium (the inner lining of the uterus). Further discussion with your gynecologist is warranted and possible further testing or imaging might be needed. Cannot tell you anything more than that. Many times these are benign polyps but need to discuss with provider who ordered the test. Sorry not more helpful. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a echogenic left adnexal mass during early pregnancy? Is that dangerous to baby hCG is still doubling & have yolk/gest

What does it mean if you have a echogenic left adnexal mass during early pregnancy? Is that dangerous to baby hCG is still doubling & have yolk/gest

Probably OK: This is a cyst of some sort. There is a type of ovarian cyst that supports the pregnancy at the beginning until the placenta develops, or this could be from your endometriosis. Since you are seeing an early pregnancy in the uterus, the chance of this being a tubal pregnancy is remote. ...Read more

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My radiologist report : liver displays raised parenchymal echogenicity with no mass lesion or dilated ducts. My Blood test : GGT reading is 285 H IU/L?

My radiologist report : liver displays raised parenchymal echogenicity with no mass lesion or dilated ducts. My Blood test : GGT reading is 285 H IU/L?

Good news/bad news: Your liver does not have any tumor or cyst formation; however, GGT elevation suggests irritation/inflammation (alcohol. hepatitis, infection etc.) Abstain from any/all alcohol and certainly get screen for infectious hepatitis A, B and C. ...Read more

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I m 26 yrs old. My left ovary shows a mass of complex echogenicity measuring 4.90 ×4.90 cm. What I need to do for that? ?

I m 26 yrs old. My left ovary shows a mass of complex echogenicity measuring 4.90 ×4.90 cm. What I need to do for that? ?

Obgyn evaluation: You will need to see an Obgyn and have them do an examination. They will also want to review the pelvic sonogram that showed the complex ovarian mass. After they do this they should be able to determine if this is a mass that will resolve on its own or if surgical removal is needed. ...Read more

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What is an avascular hypoechoic, complex cystic mass 3.7 x 2.3 x2.9, inferior is increased echogenicity 3.7 x 3.3 x 3.0 cm?

What is an avascular hypoechoic, complex cystic mass 3.7 x 2.3 x2.9, inferior is increased echogenicity 3.7 x 3.3 x 3.0 cm?

Need more info: You are describing an ultrasound finding, but it could mean different thing in different parts of the body. What body part contains the complex cystic mass? ...Read more

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Ultrasound for liver says liver echogenicity appears somewhat coarsened and inhomogeneous but no focal liver mass is evidnet?

Ultrasound for liver says liver echogenicity appears somewhat coarsened and inhomogeneous but no focal liver mass is evidnet?

Usually fatty: The most common reason for that phrase in your age group is fatty infiltration of the liver. Ask the doctor that ordered the exam, if any further testing is needed. A fatty liver diagnosis may help explain if you had lab tests that revealed abnormal liver function. ...Read more

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My ultrasound report says that there appears ti be a mass with mixed echogenicity near the pouch of douglas, measuring 8.8cm x 5.8 cm x 7.8 cm.

My ultrasound report says that there appears ti be a mass with mixed echogenicity near the pouch of douglas, measuring 8.8cm x 5.8 cm x 7.8 cm.

It is important: That you follow up with your GYN to discuss this result and potential next step in management. He/she may decide to offer a transvaginal ultrasound, or refer you to a GYB Surgeon for a biopsy. Or he/she may simply offer treatment for a condition known. The main principle is to have a close relationship with your doctor. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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My ultrasound I had done today said I had cortical echogenicity in both yet it could be from the technique vs renal mass. Should I be concerned?

My ultrasound I had done today said I had cortical echogenicity in both yet it could be from the technique vs renal mass. Should I be concerned?

Hmmm: That's sounds very wishy washy. You either have normal echogenicity or increased encgencity. You should ask your nephrologist if you have one.

You definitely don't want to have a possible renal mass. You might need more imaging. Most renal imaging needs contrast - as your radiologist

*who is me. ...Read more

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I have a 4.2cm solid mass left thyroid homogeneous echotexture increased echogenicity and increased vascularity by us coold this be malignant?

I have a 4.2cm solid mass left thyroid homogeneous echotexture increased echogenicity and increased vascularity by us coold this be malignant?

Yes, but unlikely: Most thyroid nodules are benign. However, if this truly grew from 3.3 to 4.2 cm over the course of 1 month, that would raise the suspicion of thyroid cancer considerably. You clearly need to have a fine needle biopsy of this nodule performed. ...Read more

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LIVER ENLARGED & ECHOGENIC CONSISTENT WITH NONSPECIFIC HEPATIC PARENCHYMAL DISEASE SUCH AS STEATOSIS. NO FOCAL MASS IS SEEN. Spleen size 16cm??

LIVER ENLARGED & ECHOGENIC CONSISTENT WITH NONSPECIFIC HEPATIC PARENCHYMAL DISEASE SUCH AS STEATOSIS. NO FOCAL MASS IS SEEN. Spleen size 16cm??

See doctor: The size of the spleen is of note. This enlarges for many reasons. The liver also enlarged is of concern as well. There should be a coordinated laboratory values to help make sense of imaging results. Not a good idea to speculate on cause without more data. Speak to your doctor for more data ...Read more

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I had an ultrasound down on a mass in my leg and it was found to have an echogenic ring with a hypoechoic center what is this? It is about the size of a pea and is tender to the touch.,

I had an ultrasound down on a mass in my leg and it was found to have an echogenic ring with a hypoechoic center what is this? It is about the size of a pea and is tender to the touch.,

An: An echogenic ring with a hypoechoic center may represent a cyst or abscess. If it is red and tender I would favor abscess (infection) and suggest that you see a surgeon. If it is around the knee or ankle and isn't red, it is more likely a synovial cyst. Synovial cyst would be less urgent, but may also warrant an orthopedic surgery evaluation. ...Read more

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My recent US report read Mildy echogenic and coarsened echotexture no focal mass. Does that mean cirrhosis now or just fatty liver? Ultra sound Impression read: Mildly ecohgenicity of the liver may signify fatty infiltration's or early hepatic parenchymal

My recent US report read Mildy echogenic and coarsened echotexture no focal mass. Does that mean cirrhosis now or just fatty liver? Ultra sound Impression read: Mildly ecohgenicity of the liver may signify fatty infiltration's or early hepatic parenchymal

Consult on results: The doctor who ordered the tests needs to explain the results - it's part of the procedure. Get an explanation you can understand and remember - perhaps written info on what to do and expect. Bring someone you trust along to help in case you feel too confused by this. Best! ...Read more

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7 weeks pp with continuous vaginal bleeding. Ultrasound said uterus contains avascular heterogenous mass with bright echogenic component.?

7 weeks pp with continuous vaginal bleeding. Ultrasound said uterus contains avascular heterogenous mass with bright echogenic component.?

Uterus pp: After 7 weeks pp your uterus should be of normal size. I would definetly be worried about it and would perform an HCG quantitative to make sure its zero. There are serious pathologies that can ocurr pp or after any type of pregnancy. Also placenta might be retained inside the uterus. Please follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Small lump in back of throat when swallowing. Have ill- defined mass just to the right of isthmus, isthmus nodule with several echogenic foci. Cancer?

2 different issues: A lump at the back of your throat might easily be a lymph node. If it has been there a while and isn't changing it probably needs to be biopsied to prove its not cancer. You don't state risk factors such a alcohol and tobacco exposure. The thyroid nodule is in front and would have to metastasize to the node. 1-2cm 10% risk. ...Read more

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My us report read Mildy echogenic and coarsened echotexture no focal mass. Recent lfts normal platlets good at 303 albumin 4.9 ast 13 alt 14 ggt 22 ldh 131 fibroscan 5 months earlier was only 5.7 kpa. Does that mean cirrhosis now or fatty liver? My liver

My us report read Mildy echogenic and coarsened echotexture no focal mass. Recent lfts normal platlets good at 303 albumin 4.9 ast 13 alt 14 ggt 22 ldh 131 fibroscan 5 months earlier was only 5.7 kpa. Does that mean cirrhosis now or fatty liver? My liver

Very complex questio: I would suggest that you use HealthTap Prime to set up regular visits with a knowledgeable doctor to get better guidance. 1st, the US cannot diagnose early cirrhosis. 2nd, your fibroscan results 5 mo ago were normal (in 90-95% of people), ie less than 7 kPa. 3rd, your AST to platelet ratio index (APRI) is prob less than 1, depending on the reference range in lab report. All 3 argue against cirrhos ...Read more

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Abdominal US revealed 8.6 cm x 6.5cm x 6.1 cm echogenic solid mass in right kidney. Is this cause for concern?

Abdominal US revealed 8.6 cm x 6.5cm x 6.1 cm echogenic solid mass in right kidney. Is this cause for concern?

Yes: This should be checked out. Consult urologist/neprologist. Consider Ct with dedicated renal protocol. ...Read more

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What is an echogenic nodule?

What is an echogenic nodule?

Small nodule.: When something is echogenic, it's brighter than the adjacent tissues or the background tissue of the organ. Technically it should be termed "hyperechoic" but "echogenic" is more commonly used. It also means that it's more likely (not always) solid than fluid. A "nodule" is small, usually less than 2 cm in size. ...Read more

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What is echogenic intracardiac?

EIF: If you are referring to an 'echogenic intracardiac focus', seen in a fetus during a sonogram- then it is essentially a bright white spot, seen within a chamber of the baby's heart, having the same brightness as bone. It is considered a 'soft' marker for down's syndrome. It is present in 15-30% of fetuses that have down's syndrome, and ~5% of normal fetuses. Additional testing (amnio, harmony, mat21. ...Read more