Top
20
Doctor insights on: Hemangiomas Cysts

Share
1

1
Is it possible to have new liver hemangioma or new liver cyst after age 40 in men?

Is it possible to have new liver hemangioma or new liver  cyst after age 40 in men?

YES: There are no "age ranges" for the development of these benign vascular tumors! Hope this is helpfu! Dr Z ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


2

2
Had MRI spine. Showed small T 2 hyperintense splenic lesion may represent cyst or hemangioma. Is this concerning?

Had MRI spine. Showed small T 2 hyperintense splenic lesion may represent cyst or hemangioma. Is this concerning?

Not at all: As long as they are small there is no significant risks. Small splenic cysts are fairly frequent findings. Hemangioma of the spleen less common than in the liver but as long as they are small cause no significant issues ...Read more

3

3
Confused have 2 cysts & a hemangioma on right lobe liver seen multiple x's mri for15 years now u/s 1 cyst is on left lobe & 1 on right w/ hemangioma ?

Confused have 2 cysts & a hemangioma on right lobe liver seen multiple x's mri  for15 years now u/s 1 cyst is on left lobe & 1 on right w/ hemangioma ?

Hemangioma cysts: Several possibilities left lobe cyst could be new. One of the previously seen right sided cysts may not have been identified on scan today. Ultrasound can be tricky if overlying air in bowel etc depending on location of lesion To avoid confusion, suggest that apples be compared to apples. To clear present confusion,suggest an MRI to compare to original baseline or most recent prior. ...Read more

4

4
Ultrasound & CT show liver cysts and hemangioma. Could these be the cause of discomfort under rt rib; digesting issues after polyp removal also.

Ultrasound & CT show liver cysts and hemangioma. Could these be the cause of discomfort under rt rib; digesting issues after polyp removal also.

Yes, it could be: Liver cysts and hemangiomas are for the most part, benign, but they can cause several symptoms - most commonly a vague pressure sensation in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, sometimes radiating to the back. You should see a liver surgical specialist for further consultation. ...Read more

5

5
Ultrasound & CT show liver cysts and hemangioma. Could these be the cause of discomfort under rt rib; digestive issues; all after polyp removal.

Ultrasound & CT show liver cysts and hemangioma. Could these be the cause of discomfort under rt rib; digestive issues; all after polyp removal.

Yes, it could be: Liver cysts and hemangiomas are for the most part, benign, but they can cause several symptoms - most commonly a vague pressure sensation in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, sometimes radiating to the back. You should see a liver surgical specialist for further consultation. ...Read more

6

6
Former heavy drinker. Now drink 12 beers a week. RUQ discomfort after 2-3 beers. CT, US, Labs OK. Only tiny liver cyst or hemangioma. If not liver - ?

Former heavy drinker. Now drink 12 beers a week. RUQ discomfort after 2-3 beers. CT, US, Labs OK. Only tiny liver cyst or hemangioma. If not liver - ?

Liver: Difficult to really say. Have you had the pancreas , kidneys and gallbladder evaluated. And to be honest I think you have been very fortunate thus far given your history of "heavy drinker" but do you really think that it is wise to continue to drink period given that you are now experiencing pain after alcohol consumption. Could be warning signs of a much larger problem. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
Are hemangiomas the same as synovial cysts?

Are hemangiomas the same as synovial cysts?

No: A synovial cyst is a small, fluid-filled sac or pouch that contains joint (synovial) fluid. It can develop over a tendon or joint, creating a mass under the skin. A hemangioma is a benign tumor made from an overgrowth of blood vessels. ...Read more

8

8
Have had numerous hemangiomas confimred on MRI now had u/s tech askef about cyst on liver can that be same?

Have had numerous hemangiomas confimred on MRI now had u/s tech askef about cyst on liver can that be same?

No: Hemangiomas on sono look relatively echogenic (bright) while simple cysts are echo free (black). Larger hemangiomas may exhibit a more complex pattern on sono but will not look like a simple cyst. ...Read more

9

9
U/s for liver cyst reads complex cyst w/partial sepetation MRI reads it's a hemangioma. Which is more accurate?

U/s for liver cyst reads complex cyst w/partial sepetation MRI reads it's a hemangioma.  Which is more accurate?

If they are: both describing the same lesion, MRI with contrast is more specific and accurate in this case. ...Read more

10

10
Veey scared have liver hemangiomas had ultrasound of gallbladder tech mentioned cyst on liver I heard blood flow is rhis cancer I am 46?

Veey scared have liver hemangiomas had ultrasound of gallbladder tech mentioned cyst on liver I heard blood flow is rhis cancer I am 46?

Speak to the doctor: When ever sonograms are done for gall bladder disease incidental findings like small cysts and hemagiomas will also seen routinely, only your doctor(s) has expert knowledge, and management skill of findings not the technician, speak to your doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
Have a few hemangiomas on liver went for an ultrasound of gallbladder due to polyps and tech said liver cyst then I heard doppler flow is this cancer?

Have a few hemangiomas on liver went for an ultrasound of gallbladder due to polyps and tech said liver cyst then I heard doppler flow is this cancer?

UNLIKELY: A liver cyst is a common finding on ultrasound of this organ. It is fluid filled. Tumors, whether benign or cancerous, are solid. Hemangiomas are also extremely common findings of liver ultrasound. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
Causes?? Mastoiditis 3/14 Optic Neuritis 6/14 High Lymphocytes in CSF 8/14 12 mm choroidal fissure cyst 12/14 T12 verte hemangioma Fluid in mastoid

Causes??
Mastoiditis 3/14
Optic Neuritis 6/14
High Lymphocytes in CSF 8/14
12 mm choroidal fissure cyst 12/14
T12 verte hemangioma 
Fluid in mastoid

Mastoid inflammation: when you have mastoid fluid this can be acute or chronic. If it is chronic - it is often from prior mastoid infection. If it is acute you will have focal pain and possible fever. It can actually be a very serious condition. In general this should be dealt with by a physician who might determine if you need antibiotics. The other findings are not related. Optic neuritis is blurred vision. ...Read more

13

13
Mri spine done and it read 10 mm t2 hyperintense, t1 hypo intense lesion in the inferior aspect of spleen. May represent cyst or hemanginoma.Concern?

Mri spine done and it read 10 mm t2 hyperintense, t1 hypo intense lesion in the inferior aspect of spleen. May represent cyst or hemanginoma.Concern?

Not really: The lesion you describe is likely benign. But it all depends on the rest of your medical history. As long as you do not have history of any other cancer, it may not be of much relevance. The question is why you did your MRI of spine? ...Read more

14

14
Had MRI yesterday and they found a very small cyst on spleen. They indicated possible hemanginoma. Can they tell if this is benign or not? Ct w/ contrast few days ago said granulatous calcifications?

Had MRI yesterday and they found a very small cyst on spleen. They indicated possible hemanginoma. Can they tell if this is benign or not? Ct w/ contrast few days ago said granulatous calcifications?

Second opinion: Is a good idea. Your MRI and ct findings do not match up. In the next week one or both studies can be submitted to http://conciergeradiologist.Com for reevaluation. One picture is not enough - the whole study will need to be sent, but fortunately that's not hard. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
What is hemangiomas?

What is hemangiomas?

Benign vessel mass: Abnormal overgrowth of blood vessels. Usually congenital and benign. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
What are hemangiomas?

What are hemangiomas?

Collection ofvessels: A complex collection of blood vessels that usually are benign, and usually have a bening history. ...Read more

17

17
How is hemangioma treated?

How is hemangioma treated?

For you or a baby?: In the past, in babies, often treatment involved doing nothing or taking steroids. Small ones not causing functional or cosmetic impairment need nothing . Oral Propranolol is now a fantastic option that works in many cases- it's been revolutionary in managing this problem. This can be given to infants and the earlier it is started, the better. Hemangioma in adults are rare and managed differently. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
18

18
What are capillary hemangiomas?

What are capillary hemangiomas?

Nests of capillarys: Infants often have nests of capillarys show up within the first month that can be localized, tiny, round or dominate a large area of skin. They grow faster than the child & surrounding nl skin, peaking in relative size about a year & have a strawberry like appearance. This rapid growth phaze is followed by slowing & reversal, often major patches decline & pale parchment like skin is left. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
Is hemangioma a hereditary disease?

Is hemangioma a hereditary disease?

Sometimes: Many people have hemangiomas without a family history. Occasional hemangiomas can occur genetically and may be isolated or multiple lesions and rare conditions can also involve internal organs. ...Read more

20

20
What is a vertebral body hemangioma?

What is a vertebral body hemangioma?

Like a birth mark: Hemangioma in the skin is known as a 'strawberry mark' and is often found at birth. As many as 15 percent of people have a hemangioma in the bone and don't know it! Now that we do MRI we see these frequently as a bright spot in the vertebral body of the spine . They rarely need any treatment, when accurately diagnosed, but if they are very painful they can be treated with kyphoplasty. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. James Sidman
854 doctors shared insights

Hemangioma (Definition)

A birthmark often appearing as a rubbery, bright red nodule ...Read more