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Hereditary Neoplastic Syndromes In Children
Daughter just had MRI for back and was told need ultra sound of pelvic area. She read on report neoplastic syndrome. What does that mean?
Thyroid gland: Fine needle aspiration of thyroid gland nodule can be interpreted as neoplastic follicular cells seen. It means FNA material is adequate and follicular cells are atypical which can be seen in follicular neoplasm, such as; follicular adenoma, or follicular carcinoma. After this diagnosis, it's recommended that surgery to be performed for a definite diagnosis. ...Read more
Yes yes: There is a difference between neoplastic and dysplastic. Dysplastic , abnormal growth or development of existing tissue. Neoplastic, relates to a new growth or tumor. ...Read more
Possibly...: "neoplasia" means "new growth" and is commonly used to describe mass lesions or tumors. Some neoplasms (new growths) are benign and some are malignant. In general, a biopsy and microscopic study are necessary to decide if a neoplasm (tumor / new growth) is benign or malignant. Hope that this helps. ...Read more
Do all neoplastic masses, both benign and not, have vascularity of some kind? What ones have moderate vascularity?
Need more details: Vascularity has to be related to the type of test/imaging method used. In general benign tumors are not supposed to be very vascular, malignant ones commonly are hypervascular. Yet these findings are not totally reliable, so a biopsy is the only way to tell the nature of what we are dealing with. ...Read more
What does this mean in terms of proximal second phalanx Differential diagnostic considerations favor
chronic infection or neoplastic process.
Incomplete: information given. Not sure what "Proximal second phalanx", seems like there should be something that follows phalanx as the entire phrase only denotes the location of the condition in question. Please repost with more pertinent information and/or description of the problem. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Please interpret chd-cbd and cystic duct stump wall thickening is most probably of neoplastic etiology. Possibility of it being chronic is less likely
Had ctscan 11/19/13, and 2/6/14. The 2nd report said mesenteric lymphadenopathy remains stable, neoplastic process not excluded. Should i see oncol?
Depends on PRESENTAT: It depends on your presentation and present symptoms and any other findngs on physical examination mesenteric lymphadenitis is most commonly caused by infection which may be viral, bacterial or parasitic other causes are lumphoma, other cancers.I will advice you consult your treating doctor as you may need more tests and may be followup to establish a diagnosis before a referral is made to specialis. ...Read more
Had transvag US report says adnexal mass possible dermoid, hemorrhagic cyst or polyps. Neoplastic disease not excluded. What does that mean?
Adnexal mass.: They are giving a differential diagnosis for a mass most probably in the ovary which may include benign or malignant masses. Your Gynecologist is the one who has the clinical information about you might be able to give you an answer regarding what is the most likely diagnosis. ...Read more
The other day the doctor just diagnose me with neoplastic etiologies after finding a complex cyts on my right parotid gland what does this means?
Most likely surgery: Most likely you need surgery , simple biopsy is not done on parotid gland unlike other areas, if it is tumor will be left behind will cause more problems , or for fear of facial nerve injury , your doctor may observe or remove entire involved parotid lobe by dissecting away facial nerve , which is safe & relatively low risk procedure. Speak to your doctor. ...Read more
Disseminated peritoneal disease with long segment bowel wall thickening, multiple hepatic and renal nodules - are in favour of neoplastic etiology?
7 YO? Can't post yet: Have to be 17 to post. Seven years old is too young to post, and requires speaking to your pediatrician about your questions until you're old enough to post. Thanks! ...Read more
Atypical glandular cells - favor neoplastic was my pap smear test result. Negative colposcopy- & endocervical curretings result. Please explain.
Multilobulated pulmonary mass w/calcifications in left upper lobe. Neoplastic disease vs inflammatory/infectious process. rule out metastatic disease ?
In general...: IN GENERAL, a multilobulated mass is more likely malignant, one with calcifications is less likely. As in much else, size matters, with bigger being more worrisome. If you're smoker, more likely malignant, if from place of endemic TB or histoplasmosis, risk of chronic infection rises. You'll need to be evaluated by a pulmonologist, who will very likely recommend biopsy. ...Read more
Was here previously w/ rebound knee tenderness PT-no effect, pressure helps, but lots of pain told i might have neoplastic condition mri last yr clear?
My son has a mass on the side of his left jawline appear overnight. This is after he has had a fever and runny nose, is this neoplastic?
Mammogram doubts neoplastic process, scan shows well lobulated solid mass,wider than taller,family history of 2 sis of breast cancer..d/d plz
It sounds: like you had a breast ultrasound as well. Obviously limited info and incomplete description, but based on those descriptors, it is probably a BIRADS category 3 lesion(98% or greater chance of being benign). Most commonly, a mass with this description is a benign fibroadenoma. ...Read more
I am 28 and have foetal alcohol syndrome, i was just wondering if it could be inherited by my 3 children?
FAS: Fetal alcohol syndrome is a label applied to infants where alcohol exposure during pregnancy created toxic effects on otherwise normal tissues.The features range from altered facial appearance & heart defects to injury to brain cells.Add or learning problems is common.This is not genetic & no mom passes it to her kids unless she ingests alcohol during pregnancy & replicates the injuries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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