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Rare lymphoid aggregates found in myxoid stroma. What does this mean? Endo biopsy

Rare lymphoid aggregates found in myxoid stroma. What does this mean? Endo biopsy

Nothing by itself: If this is included in a description of a tumor, then the full diagnosis of the tumor needs to be included. If this is a description of a non-neoplastic mucosa, it requires a non-tumor diagnosis. This is only a part of a pathology report, meaningless without the larger picture. You have a right to a full explanation from your caregiver, who has a "path" course in med school. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Fibroadenoma (Definition)

Benign tumor ...Read more


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What is a "rare" lymphoid aggregate? And what is its relation when found in a myxoid stroma in the endometrium?

What is a "rare" lymphoid aggregate? And what is its relation when found in a myxoid stroma in the endometrium?

It sounds like you: have had an endometrial/uterine biopsy. Perhaps there was some abnormal bleeding. Myxoid simply means mucous-like; stroma simply means connective, functionally supportive tissue. Finding clumps of lymphoid cells in this uterine supportive tissue has no significance on its own if no other abnormalities are reported. "Rare" just means they only saw a few of them, not that they were unusual. ...Read more

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Weakly prolif. Endo. W foci of stromal and glandular breakdown. Rare lymphoid aggregates found in portions of biopsy in context to myxoid stroma seen ?

Weakly prolif. Endo. W foci of stromal and glandular breakdown. Rare lymphoid aggregates found in portions of biopsy in context to myxoid stroma seen ?

No ovulation: This is a description of endometrium that has been in the proliferative (growing or recovery) phase for too long. That is the phase which normally preceeds ovulation. After ovulation, the endometrium moves into the secretory phase during which an embryo can be received if pregnancy takes place; otherwise a normal menstrual phase (period) begins. Hormonal treatment may be necessary if out of order. ...Read more

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Can fibroadenomas grow back?

Can fibroadenomas grow back?

Yes: If incompletely removed, a fibroadenoma can grow back. Alternatively, it is possible to develop a second, unrelated fibroadenoma in the same breast. ...Read more

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What can cause a fibroadenoma?

What can cause a  fibroadenoma?

Non cancerous: Fibroadenomas are common, noncancerous masses seen in teenage girls and young women. We do not know their exact cause. A great resource: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/fibroadenoma/ds01069. ...Read more

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What should I do with a fibroadenoma?

What should I do with a fibroadenoma?

Depends: If you are talking about in the breast, there are choices. Some people will watch them (exam and mammograms, etc) or some will opt to have it removed. Remember, ometimes things aren't what they are felt to be.... ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of fibroadenoma?

What are the main symptoms of fibroadenoma?

Painless breast lump: Fibroadenomas are benign tumors that could occur in the breast. They are usually round and not painful, easily movable with smooth edges. Average size is about an inch. Many radiologists are comfortable diagnosing them just on the basis of serial mammograms. If one feels a lump that is new or different, painful or painless, always consult with your doctor! ...Read more

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Is getting multiple fibroadenoma operated necessary?

No: If they look alike on mammogram/usn and a biopsy confirms it, they do not have to be excised. Excising them may create scar tissue making mammograms confusing to read. ...Read more

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Does sonomamogram enough for fibroadenoma or fnp is must?

Radiology enough: In the younger female the most common lesion that can be palpated or defined on mammo/sono is the fibroadenoma. It appears as a round smooth lesion and not the stellate shape of a Ca. There is no microCa associated with the lesion and frequently intralesion Calcium as a gross process is noted. Bx on this basis is not employed. ...Read more