Doctor insights on: Heterogenous echo

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What does it mean for the endometrium: Normal thickness but of somewhat heterogenous echo texture and with several echgenic foci with in?

What does it mean for the endometrium: Normal thickness but of somewhat heterogenous echo texture and with several echgenic foci with in?

Endometrial contents: This means that the sonogram detected something inside of the cavity but that they were unable to determine exactly what it was. This is typically followed up with an endometrial biopsy and some method to evaluate the cavity. The two most common approaches are a sonohystogram or a hysteroscopy ...Read more

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Echo (Definition)

An echocardiogram (also called an echo) is a type of ultrasound test that uses high-pitched sound waves that are sent through a device called a transducer. The device picks up echoes of the sound waves as they bounce off the different parts of your heart. These echoes are turned into moving pictures of your heart that can be seen ...Read more


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What does a myometrium of heterogeneous echo pattern mean?

What does a myometrium of heterogeneous echo pattern mean?

Usually nothing: This is simply describing the echos of the soundwaves used fro the ultrasound. It generally has no clinical significance. Some radiologists believe this may suggest adenomyosis, but the association is very poor. ...Read more

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My thyroid lobes measure 3.37cm and 3.33cm is that normal? And it's heterogeneous echo texture!

My thyroid lobes measure 3.37cm and 3.33cm is that normal? And it's heterogeneous echo texture!

Need more info?: Why did you have your Thyroid checked in the first place? We advise people not to do a test unless it is clearly indicated, i.e you are looking for a cause for a symptom or medical complaint. Otherwise we end up finding things (like your report) which may not matter, yet provoke much unnecessary anxiety.
Your Thyroid gland is fine....it is normal report. Your doctor should have already told you so. ...Read more

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US of thyroid diffusely heterogeneous with multiple sub-centimeter nodules, 6mm isthmus, index nodules mixed echo-texture, what does this mean?

Multinodular goiter: No undue risk of cancer. Should get blood tests to make sure not hypo or hyperthyroid.

Recheck ultrasound in ~ 1 year to make sure no change in size of nodule (s). ...Read more

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TVS done 7thday of Period. Myometrium show heterogeneous echoes with multiple small bright spots. Color Dopler show increased vascularity in myometrium?

TVS done 7thday of Period. Myometrium show heterogeneous echoes with multiple small bright spots. Color Dopler show increased vascularity in myometrium?

Adenomyosis?: Why did you have TV ultrasound? - Pain / Heavy Bleeding? Be on results it can be due to Adenomyosis - a condition in which endometrial tissue grows into the muscle layer of your uterus. If that is what radiologist thinks, you may need an MRI to confirm it. Take Care! ...Read more

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Had a ultrasound done and my report says thAt thyroid lobes demonstrate a very heterogeneous appear. No module increased echo and is familiar to sur st?

Had a ultrasound done and my report says thAt thyroid lobes demonstrate a very heterogeneous appear. No module increased echo and is familiar to sur st?

Thyroid U/S: Hi. Why was the thyroid ultrasound done? Your gland sounds characteristic of an autoimmune gland (Usually Hashimoto's, but also seen in Graves'). Has your doc checked TPO and thyroglobulin antibodies? Not a bad idea. How is your thyroid function? Your last sentence is unclear..."familiar to sur st"? I get "module" is nodule. WTF is "sur st"? Ah, guessing...keeps medicine interesting! Good luck! ...Read more

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Hello, my girlfriend diagnosed with enlarged thyroid gland with heterogeneous echo pattern consider thyroid parenchymal disease, what does that mean?

Hello, my girlfriend diagnosed with enlarged thyroid gland with heterogeneous echo pattern consider thyroid parenchymal disease, what does that mean?

Thyroid big: 24 M from Philippines states girlfriend has enlarged thyroid with echo showing scatter suggestive of thyroid disease. This means she has an enlarged thyroid. But the cause cannot be determined. She needs to see a thyroid specialist/endocrinologist to figure out what is going on. They will know what is the most likely prob in your part of the world and how to best evaluate and treat her if needed. ...Read more

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36 years male born with hep B. 2007 liver biopsy showed minimal to no inflammation. I did 2 US in 2011 and 2014 show coarse heterogeneous echo texture?

36 years male born with hep B. 2007 liver biopsy showed minimal to no inflammation. I did 2 US in 2011 and 2014 show coarse heterogeneous echo texture?

Hep B: How are your Liver function test. Might also get Hep B DNA levels as well. If all that is normal then simply monitor liver function test and repeat US after few months. Did you receive any treatment for Hep B after initial diagnosis if so for how long? Any questions see a goof hepatologist (liver doc) ...Read more

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Both lobes demonstrate a mildly heterogeneous echo pattern. Right mid love complex solid mixed echo solid nodule demonstrating calcification and increased vascularity. Measures 2.8 cm x 1.7x1.7cm Bloodwork came back with a thyroglobulin of 251 all other b

Both lobes demonstrate a mildly heterogeneous echo pattern. Right mid love complex solid mixed echo solid nodule demonstrating calcification and increased vascularity. Measures 2.8 cm x 1.7x1.7cm Bloodwork came back with a thyroglobulin of 251 all other b

Biopsy: If thyroid hormones are normal, I woulf proceed with an ultrasound guided biopsy. The growth is large so shouldn't be a difficult biopsy. Chance of cancer is approximately 5%. Low risk but should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Tsh 6.0, T4 normal, heterogeneous echo, no nodules, chronic high ANA (23 yrs no sle) thyroglob. 67, no thyroid antib., sister w/thyroid c. Next steps?

Tsh 6.0, T4 normal, heterogeneous echo, no nodules, chronic high ANA (23 yrs no sle) thyroglob. 67, no thyroid antib., sister w/thyroid c. Next steps?

Endocrinologis: If TSH is high and gland is enlarge, your doctor might want to give you treatment, with thyroid hoimone to normalize the TSH and reduce the size of the gland, the fact that you have a positive ANA, should not change the decision.. There are familial thyroid cancers that are part of syndromes called familial men for multiple endocrine neoplasia. Discuss it with md. ...Read more

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Is a resting cardio echo accurate?

Is a resting cardio echo accurate?

Typically: Loaded question and depends on what finding you are referring to. There are other tests that may be more accurate but not always indicated. Such as a cardiac MR. Depending on what you are looking for an echocardiogram is usually a good first test and depending on the results you may not need to perform further testing ...Read more

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