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7 weeks pp with continuous vaginal bleeding. Ultrasound said uterus contains avascular heterogenous mass with bright echogenic component. ?

7 weeks pp with continuous vaginal bleeding. Ultrasound  said uterus contains avascular heterogenous mass with bright echogenic component. ?

Uterus pp: After 7 weeks pp your uterus should be of normal size. I would definetly be worried about it and would perform an HCG quantitative to make sure its zero. There are serious pathologies that can ocurr pp or after any type of pregnancy. Also placenta might be retained inside the uterus . Please follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does heterogeneously echogenic mean?

What does heterogeneously echogenic mean?

Mixed echo pattern: Heterogeneous echogenic means ultrasound characteristics of area examined have combination of none, low and high echogenic pattern. This is compared to diffusely homogeneous pattern where diffusely same echo pattern. Certain lesions can be diagnosed by their echo pattern. ...Read more

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What is an echogenic mass on the ovary usually made up of?

What is an echogenic mass on the ovary usually made up of?

It is a: nonspecific finding. Hemorrhagic cysts and dermoids, among others, can appear as an echogenic mass. ...Read more

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What is large mixed echogenic mass?

What is large mixed echogenic mass?

Difficult to say: Sounds like an ultrasound report maybe. It may mean that there is a mass with some solid and some cystic (fluid-filled component). It depends on the modality of the test (ultrasound or ct) and the location as to the diagnostic significance. Please discuss with the doctor who ordered the test and maybe resubmit this question and include more relevant information to get a good answer. ...Read more

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What does slight heterogeneous parenchymal echogenicity mean from my ultrasound results?

What does slight heterogeneous parenchymal echogenicity mean from my ultrasound results?

Usually not much: You didn't mention what organ was studied. In most cases, this just describes the tissue with perhaps some fatty tissue or even scar. Fibrous tissue also but all of this is nothing to worry about now. See what your doctor has to add ...Read more

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I m 26 yrs old. My left ovary shows a mass of complex echogenicity measuring 4.90 ×4.90 cm. What I need to do for that? ?

I m 26 yrs old. My left ovary shows a mass of complex echogenicity measuring 4.90 ×4.90 cm. What I need to do for that? ?

Obgyn evaluation: You will need to see an Obgyn and have them do an examination. They will also want to review the pelvic sonogram that showed the complex ovarian mass. After they do this they should be able to determine if this is a mass that will resolve on its own or if surgical removal is needed. ...Read more

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I have heterogeneous thyroid with some mild echogenic small nodules in the left lobe what does this mean?

I have heterogeneous thyroid with some mild echogenic small nodules in the left lobe what does this mean?

Size matters: Hi. Echogenic heterogeneity in the thyroid is commonly seen in autoimmune thyroid conditions, most often Hashimoto's. Small nodules (defined as ...Read more