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Means need: Further evaluation by urologist, could be benign prostatic enlargement Speak to your doctor ...Read more
My ultrasound examination reports prostate gland shows homogeneous echotexture with smooth and intact capsule. What does it mean?
Normal: It means it's normal. Congratulations, nothing to do for it. ...Read more
I have a 4.2cm solid mass left thyroid homogeneous echotexture increased echogenicity and increased vascularity by us coold this be malignant?
Explanation: All tests, including US, required clinical correlation. It means that Doctor, who ordered your test and know your clinical presentation can give you explanation of this finding. It may be benign accidentally finding. ...Read more
Mild enlargement of the right thyroid lobe without discrete nodules. There is a homogeneous appearance to the echotexture of the thyroid gland.????
Good news: It means that the density of the prostate is the same throughout the entire gland. It usually means there are no suspicious areas. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Normal tissue texture on prostate ultrasound exam usually denotes the presence of benign prostate enlargement, for which no treatment / intervention is required unless the man has slowing urine flow, not emptying well, superimposed UTI, etc. See urologist timely and don't wait until having extreme irritative and obstructive voiding symptoms. ...Read more
Why?: Because he has a prostate and sh like this happens to us as we get older. ...Read more
Sounds right...: Interpretation on sono report. Fatty infiltration of the liver commonly occurs with overweight/obesity, alcohol intake, some meds. May or may not cause increased size of liver, discomfort, abnormal blood tests. May lead to chronic inflammation and liver disease in some. Rx first with rx the underlying issues-lose weight, cut back or cut out alcohol, check meds with doc. ...Read more
Tissue density: Of kidney cortex. Cortex of kidneys contains nephrons, about 1 million/kideny. The area of kideney fuction, filtration ; reabsorbtion. Ultrasound is study using sound waves whuch either pass through tissue or bounce back. Echotexture is nil or black through water ; becomes progressively more white as tissus becomes more dense. Thus white for bone or stone. Dark/hypoechoic texture is usually better. ...Read more
Ultrasound cloudy: The increased echogenicity generally means there is some chronic process going on. Knowing the sizes of the kidneys, whether there are stones, cysts, or evidence of obstruction, are all important other features that aid in giving the entire impression., . ...Read more
Kidney ultrasound: This is a finding reported on kidney ultrasound. It is usually associated with chronic kidney disease of any cause. ...Read more
What does "liver is normal for size and shape but of increased echotexture reflecting fatty infiltration" mean in simple terms?
See below: Fatty liv:
A fatty liver is a common condition. It implies excess of fat in your liver which can be harmful. It is commonly caused by over weight and can get better if you eat less and lose some weight. Alcohol can also contribute to its development.
You need a medical check up/ and a doc to advise you how to control it and how to monitor it in future. It can be a serious problem if not monitored and treated. ...Read more
No: Echotexture, followed by descriptive terms, just tells what the anatomy being evaluated looks like. The main criterion for saying something is solid on ultrasound is the presence of vascular flow within the structure. Cysts, even those with somewhat complex internal fluid, don't show internal flow on color doppler ultrasound. The kicker is not all solid masses show internal flow. ...Read more
Irregularity: It means your thyroid gland is not uniform like a normal gland should be. There may be some irregularity that the ultrasound is showing...Perhaps some small cysts.....It is nothing serious but it should be rechecked with a repea ultrasound test perhaps after an interval of one year. ...Read more
Mixed echogenicity: Thyromegaly means enlarge ment of thyroid gland. Heterogeneous means irregular texture, not same echogenicity throughout gland. No large discrete nodules are seen. Therapy is determined by evaluation that includes thyroid function tests. ...Read more
Small fibroids: The radiologist may want to say that he wouldn't be surprised if you turned out to have fibroid changes in your uterus on surgery, not overt fibroids, but very early beginning stages. But then again, "mildy heterogenous uterine echotexture" is in the eye of the beholder. ...Read more
It means: That the appearance of the thyroid tissue on US is not uniform, it is heterogeneous (vs. Homogeneous). This is a very non specific sign that could indicate a generalized thyroid process/abnormality (vs. A focal mass). This could include thyroiditis, autoimmune disorders, the effects of certain meds, hypo or hyper thyroidism, or other etiologies. Talk to your doc about the results. ...Read more
What is meaning of starry sky parenchymal echotexture consistent with peri portal fibrosis...????
Liver problem: This is often a reaction to a medication!!!)Suffices to say FURTHER STUDIES INDICATED!! You need to see a Gastroenterologist!! Ask your Primary Care Provider! ...Read more
: Slightly coarse and heterogeneous hepatic parenchymal echotexture without substantial change. No focal lesion identified.?
More to it than this: This looks to be part of a report of an ultrasound and this portion of the report is discussing the echotexture pattern of the liver. Nothing in what you posted is very concerning. No focal lesion identified is a good thing, but the whole report including reason study done would be more helpful. Please discuss findings with doctor who ordered it for you. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more
My ultrasound say I have some lesions on is 3.3 CM with a mixed echotexture and has hyperchoic components what all this mean please help?
Follow up w your doc: Basically the ultrasound shows that this particular abnormality has mixed contents and is not a simple cyst. Depending on the specifics of the abnormality and its location, there should be a discussion of what the next step should be. Talk with your referring doc and the radiologist on what would be the next appropriate step, including conservative approaches if appropriate. ...Read more
Prostate is enlarged again with inhomogenous echotexture even while taking 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors medicines. Is this very dangerous sign?
Are you talking about your husband? Young lady? The medicine taken is to SHRINK the size of prostate
If there is irregularity in texture of prostate, consult with a urologist. He must not be old if you're 28 yrs.
The medicine taken MAY cause changes in prostate
Relax, Tumor is not common in middle age men specially from your part of the world. Best regards ...Read more
It is difficult to reliably sonographically differentiate hashimoto thyroiditis from other thyroid pathology. Ultrasound features can be variable depending of the severity and phase of disease.
A diffusely enlarged thyroid gland with a heterogeneous echotexture is a common sonographic presentation. ...Read more