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Meaning of left ventricle is prominent with mild hypertrophy of interventricular septum and risk thereof.

Meaning of left ventricle is prominent with mild hypertrophy of interventricular septum and risk thereof.

Hypertrophic Heart: Hypertrophy means the walls of ventricle are enlarged and may be encroaching on the inside chamber of the ventricle. This can inhibit outflow of blood to the body, which can be serious. There is medication which can help this, and sometimes a cardiac procedure may be necessary. It is very important to maintain good follow up with your doctor for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

Hypertrophy (Definition)

Hypertrophy is an increase in size of an organ or tissue, or a particular part of the body. Examples include muscle hypertrophy due to lifting weights, ventricular hypertrophy (enlargement of a ventricle of the heart) due to high blood pressure or other heart disorders, or prostatic hypertrophy (enlargement of ...Read more


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What does this mean?? Gentle deviation of the nasal septum to the right. Bilateral inferior turbinate hypertrophy, likely artifactually accentuated by

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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Gentle deviation of the nasal septum to the right. Bilateral inferior turbinate hypertrophy, likely artifactually accentuated by

Swollen nose: It means that your nasal septum is likely normal and the obstruction is from swelling of the nasal turbinate- If the swelling is seasonal , then allergy is the likely cause. If it is not, then one need to consider other probabilities as well. Since you didn't complete the sentence accentuated by ...., can't answer this part of your question. ...Read more

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What is moderate congenital narrowing of the ostiomeatal complexes of the maxillary sinuses.

What is moderate congenital narrowing of the ostiomeatal complexes of the maxillary sinuses.

Osteomeatal narrowin: CT scan finding only as you state. This is on the medial wall of the maxillary sinus and must remain patent for sinus ventilation. ...Read more

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What isturbinate hypertropy?

What isturbinate hypertropy?

Swelling in nose: These are structures in the nasal cavity that can swell (hypertrophy) from things like a cold or allergy. ...Read more

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Dx turbinate hypertrophy. Obstructed . Is that the cause of my shortness of breath ?

Dx turbinate hypertrophy. Obstructed . Is that the cause of my shortness of breath ?

Turbinates: Yes, turbinates can cause nasal obstruction. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a deviated nasal septum?

What are the symptoms of a deviated nasal septum?

Nasal blockage: The most common symptom of a deviated septum is blockage of the nasal passages. This usually affects one side more than the other and never goes away. If you suffer from constant nasal blockage then you should be evaluated by a qualified ENT surgeon. ...Read more

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Deviated nasal septum with adhesion inferior turbinate at right side.Eustachiantube dyesfunction, is turbinate reduction only useful or with septoplas?

Deviated nasal septum with adhesion inferior turbinate at right side.Eustachiantube dyesfunction, is turbinate reduction only useful or with septoplas?

Turbinate Reduction: Hello. The answer to your question depends on your intranasal anatomy. If your septum is surgically corrected, then your turbinates may need attention because the altered septal anatomy may create a new problem with enlarged turbinates. I address both at the time of surgery. Review these questions with your ENT surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more

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My paranasal sinuses test show:nasal septum is deviated, nasal turbinates are prominent and both maxillary sinuses shows mucosal thickening sinusitis?

My paranasal sinuses test show:nasal septum is  deviated, nasal turbinates are prominent and both maxillary sinuses shows mucosal thickening sinusitis?

Deviated septum: a deviated septum can be corrected surgically to bring the septum to the midline. If there are symptoms like nasal obstruction, snoring or recurrent sinusitis, have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Mucoperiosteal thickening of septum and turbinates producing near occlusion of nasal cavity CT reading. ..What does this mean?

Mucoperiosteal thickening of septum and turbinates producing near occlusion of nasal cavity CT reading. ..What does this mean?

Depends: Depends on the severity. Thickening of the septum lining and turbinate hypertrophy may be seen commonly in any condition that causes 'rhinitis' such as allergies or infection. In rare and severe cases, I have seen such findings in certain other conditions such as sarcoidosis, lupus, or wegener's granulomatosis. See an ENT for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Please translate: "mucous retention cyst in right maxillary sinus. Bulbous mucosal thickening of left inferior turbinate is noted. Mucosal retention cyst is also noted within left aspect of nasopharynx."

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Please translate: "mucous retention cyst in right maxillary sinus. Bulbous mucosal thickening of left inferior turbinate is noted. Mucosal retention cyst is also noted within left aspect of nasopharynx."

Antral cyst: It is a common condition related to allergic rhinitis. In general, no surgical treatment is needed unless the cyst are very large and obstructing the outflow tract of the sinus. The enlarged inferior turbinate is a result of allergy. It can be treated with medication or surgery. ...Read more

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Can removal of a deviated septum free the voice of nasal sounds?

Can removal of a deviated septum free the voice of nasal sounds?

Sometimes: Correcting a deviated septum is designed to improve breathing through the nose. In some respects, this may help with a "nasal" voice, but is not the main focus of the surgery. Seek consultation with a board certified otolaryngologist (ENT) surgeon. ...Read more

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5mm deviation of the nasal septum to the left?

5mm deviation of the nasal septum to the left?

Deviated septum: A deviated septum is not an uncommon problem. It describes a situation when the cartilagenous/bony wall that divides the two nostrils is not midline. It can lead to nasal obstruction, snoring & even sinus issues. You only need surgery if you are having symptoms.Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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What si the cause of hypertrophy of the heart(thickenng/enlargement)?

What si the cause of hypertrophy of the heart(thickenng/enlargement)?

Hypertrophy: Can be caused by pressure or volume loads on the heart, also genetic causes and sometimes infiltrative diseases. ...Read more

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What does a "mild prominence of adenoids in the posterior nasopharynx" indicate?

What does a "mild prominence of adenoids in the posterior nasopharynx" indicate?

Size of adenoids: Adenoids can vary in size from mild, moderate, to severe. In general the largest adenoids are more prone to cause symptoms from nasopharyngeal obstruction. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a recurring deviated nasal septum?

What are the chances of a recurring deviated nasal septum?

Uncommon: Recurrence of septal deviation is uncommon, but does happen occasionally due to the healing processes involved. Discuss this with your doctor befoer surgery. ...Read more

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Can a Mucous Retention Cyst in the inferior aspect of the left max sinus cause unilateral ptosis? CT also shows thickening of several ethmoid air cell

No: No, very unlikely. Mucous retention cysts in the sinuses are very common. The ethmoid thickening is also unlikely to cause the issue. I would look for another reason for the ptosis. ...Read more

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What are the risks of deviated septum surgery?

What are the risks of deviated septum surgery?

Risks of septoplasty: with any procedure there is the risk of bleeding or infection. With septal surgery, risks include septal perforation, saddle nose deformity, CSF leak and even the need for revision surgery. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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