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I have a 13 mm exophytic lesion on my left kidney which does not suggest a simple cyst. There appears to be enhancement suggests solid lesion neoplasm?
What does this mean : numerous peripherally oriented follicular cysts within the left ovary with a dominant partially exophytic cystic lesion measuring 3.0 x 2.5 cm?
PCOS: Sounds like a polycystic ovary with a dominant cyst. ...Read more
Can there be a cyst and a exophytic solid mass lesion on a kidney? are the thge same? does the solid mass indicate cancer?
Need followup: Renal cysts are common. The majority are benign. Cysts can also be assoicated with malignancies and some malignancies have cystic areas. A solid exophytic mass may be more worrisome. YOu need a further workup and you may need a biopsy or surrgical resection to know for sure. Discuss imaging and surgical options with your doctors. ...Read more
How serious is: exophytic T2 hyperintense renal lesion, 6cm x 7cm x 5cm? Kidney is 12cm length. US indicates simple cyst. Some discomfort in abdomen.
Not serious: The kidney cyst is a round pouch of smooth, thin-walled tissue usually filled with fluid. Simple cysts are the most common type. They are not the same thing as polycystic kidney disease, which is progressive and can lead to kidney failure The size of these cysts may also increase with age. They usually do not cause symptoms. If found during an ultrasound or CAT scan they are frequently watched. If necessary they can be aspirated and the space filled with a solution that contains alcohol ...Read more
My 11 year old has Nonspecific cystic lesion along the inferior margin. Radiologist said Exophytic Cyst or Paraovarian Cyst. Is this bad. ?
Probably not,: but it depends on the size. In all likelihood it is a benign cyst, but if it is very large, it could cause symptoms. If it is small, follow up ultrasound is probably all that is necessary. ...Read more
"A 1.0 cm cystic lesion is noted abutting the left ovary which could be exophytic cyst or follicle. Numerous nabothian cysts on uterus." Is this bad?
No: does not have any significance forget about 1 cm cysts they come and go all the time ...Read more
I have a 9mm exophytic nodule on lower right pole..was told to repeat in 12months. should I worry? I am now on thyroid medication
No worries: this is standard follow up. If there is an increase in size, please consult your physician. ...Read more