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No: Gonadal sex cord-stromal tumors are interesting neoplasms of the gonadal structures. The pathology of these tumors is reflected in Sertoli cell tumors, These lesions can occur in both male and female gonads. They are however more common in the testis where they usually exhibit a lobular pattern. In the ovary, tubular differentiation is usually the predominant finding. One variant of Sertoli cell tumor, the large cell calcifying form, appears to be restricted to the testis ...Read more
What is the best life style that I shall take to regulate gonadal hormones? Female. Single.20years old
In case of non functional pituitary adenoma, what's its effect on prolactin and gonadal secretion? I read 2 sources saying opposite information?
What would interfere with the pituitart-gonadal sex hormone control mechanism causin FSH & LH surges to be highly unpredictable in simple terms
Need investigations: Need to see your doctor for tests (and treatment) pituitary tumors, medication, previous head injury etc will cause ...Read more
I just had a "successful" coil embolization of the left gonadal vein to treat a grade three left varicocele. 5 days after surgery, no change in size?
Wait: For 2 weeks and still if there is no change see your doctor ...Read more
My varicocele was embolized in the main bore of the Gonadal Vein, 1" from the Renal Vein entry. Will the engorged veins below die off and drain through other veins or could they remain active/dilated?
On a recent ct, abd/pelvis w IV contrast, my right gonadal vein somewhat prominent 8.0mm diameter. Could this be contributing to my chronic pain?
Possibly: That diameter is 3-4 times normal. Possible causes include a portocaval shunt due to liver disease. Speak with your doctor about this and consider a consult with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
I have just recovered from bronchitis and sinusitis, however I’ve developed pain in the bottom of my right rib. Coughing, touching or if a move a certain way causes extreme pain. (General standing and sitting I am in no pain.)?
You most likely were having coughing spells while sick and have now strained your intercostal muscles.
They will get better in the next few days. You could take aspirin or such for a few days. If it continues longer or gets worse then you should be seen either by your physician or the emergency department depending on how bad the symptoms are.
Right now give it a few days, but keep taking deep b ...Read more