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What doesthis mean Small wedge shaped intrinsically t1 hyper intense area adjacent to the falciform ligament likely represents a perfusion abnormality?
2 bilobed liver cysts 22x15mm rt lobe, 20x11mm rt lobe adjacent to falciform ligament, rt upper abd pain for 9 months, they haven't anything else, poss?
LEAVE ALONE: IF NOT HURTING OR YOU CAN LIVE WITH THE PAIN. CYSTS CAN GO AWAY ON THEIR OWN. ...Read more
What could be causing upper left abd pain? Ct was normal. Only found mild fatty infiltration surrounding the falciform ligament. Pain off and on.
What does this mean: focal fatty replacement of liver along the falciform ligament? I don't drink alcohol, and I'm short/skinny, and on no meds.
CT scan results ill-defined density about the falciform ligament. What does this really mean? Been having pain for 2 & half weeks in side of mid back
Depends: Depends on how the CT was performed. High density means one thing low another. It is difficult to be more specific without more information ...Read more
Report of CT-Abdo/pelvic w/ contrast says "liver has tiny amount of focal fat infiltration near the falciform ligament." Should there be further eval?
What is this found on ct abdomen? Coarse parenchymal calcification along the falciform ligament anteriorly at the margin of the liver
I call this over reading. But they have to described every thing as they see it.
any way you liver apparently good.
calcification of the falciform ligament has no clinical significance.
discuss with your physician. ...Read more
RICE: Rest, ice, compression and elevation. Depending on the joint, wold determine what type of splint to utilize, and what freedom of motion allowable to permit healing. Another helpful measure, if allowable given the medical condition, would be a trial of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen, naproxen, or Etodolac whether over the counter or prescribed. Patience is important. ...Read more
A ligament is: A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one with no ligament attachments? ...Read more
Rest, brace: Most torn ligaments that do not require surgery are treated with resting the ligaments and nearby joint combined with a period of immobilization- a cast or brace. Rehab exercises once the ligaments have stabilized can also promote recovery. Occasionally, regenerative injections such as prolotherapy or platelet-rich plasma injections can be used to stimulate healing. ...Read more
Rip torn: A ligament tear can be described as slight, partially torn and completely torn. The injury will probably show varying degrees of swelling, bruising and certainly pain. In the more severe tears there will be some degree of joint instability. Some type of imaging like X-ray or MRI, could make it easier to not only check for fracture but also verify the degree of injury. ...Read more
Joint laxity by exam: Ligaments are actually static or passive restraints that connect bones at a joint. They also serve to help control and constrain or limit the range of joint motion. If a joint becomes loose or unstable and there is a sudden or subsequent increase in a range of motion, a ligament is presumed to be injured (sprained) or torn. A thorough examination of the joint will predictably make the diagnosis. ...Read more
All torn up: Well, that would depend on the location of the ligament, the severity of the tear and what you are doing to help the ligament repair. ...Read more
Muscle stretching: The round ligament goes from the top of your uterus down to the low pelvic wall. The round ligament has a muscle in it that stretches when you walk, move or lie in one place too long. It can be very painful. Fortunately, it won't hurt you or hurt your baby. Support belts often help the stretching. ...Read more
Stretched ligament: A sprained ligament occurs when the ligament, which mean to connect one bone to another, gets stretched due to excessive force applied to it. There are 3 grades of ligament sprain. Grade 1 involves a stretch of the ligament. Grade 2 involves a partial tear of the ligament. Grade 3 involves a full thickness tear of the ligament. ...Read more