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I am almost 25 yrs old and may have duct papilloma...does this mean i may have or get cancer?

I am almost 25 yrs old and may have duct papilloma...does this mean i may have or get cancer?

No: Intraductal papilloma is not considered a premalignant lesion. DCIS is the premalignant form of the disease which effects about 7% of women each year. In having yourself checked the best way is monthly physical exam and yearly sonogram. Mammogram should not be used to follow any possible change from papilloma until you are 35 y.o. Earlier use of mammography can cause the problem you dont want. ...Read more

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Neg mammo and ultrasound. Bloody nipple discharge when expressed. Does this require surgery? Papilloma in past. Different duct.

Neg mammo and ultrasound. Bloody nipple discharge when expressed. Does this require surgery? Papilloma in past. Different duct.

Duct excision best : If you have negative mammo and US but with bloody discharge from a single duct, you probably have another papilloma. You should have a duct excision as it is the only way to absolutely rule out a small carcinoma. ...Read more

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Bilateral lung nodules,Atelectasis prior papilloma thyroid CA.Pituitary Adenoma,Chiari Malformation,FMD,enlarged common bile duct no stones. Genetic?

Bilateral lung nodules,Atelectasis prior papilloma thyroid CA.Pituitary Adenoma,Chiari Malformation,FMD,enlarged common bile duct no stones. Genetic?

Maybe genetic: Probably should have genetic consult. Forinstance Chiari malformation, fibromuscular dysplasia, and thyroid cancer can be associated with neurofibromatosis. Lung nodules are non specific and can be from some infections but also metastatic disease sometimes from papillary thyroid cancer. You may want to consult a geneticist physician. ...Read more

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What is mild intra and extrahepatic biliary ductal dilatation?

What is mild intra and extrahepatic biliary ductal dilatation?

Widened biliary duct: This term comes from the radiologist and GI doctors who look for a dilated biliary duct as evidence of obstruction or blockage of the biliary duct. The intra- and extra- descriptors just refer to where along the rout of the duct they notice the dilation. ...Read more

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Does intra ductal calculi means multiple stones. how to confirm them,I have chronic. Pancriatitis \u0026#40;MRCP\u0026#41;\u0026 doc found no reasons my age 19.

Does intra ductal calculi means multiple stones. how to confirm them,I have chronic. Pancriatitis \u0026#40;MRCP\u0026#41;\u0026 doc found no reasons my age 19.

Yes,: it means multiple stones. Standard utrasound may be helpful for confirmation, although not always. Endoscopic ultrasound is very sensitive. ERCP is the traditional gold standard, but is more invasive. ...Read more

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Abdominal ultrasound demonstrated mild intra and extra hepatic biliary dilatation. CBD: 1cm. MRCP demonstrated no ductal dil but pancr enlargement?

 Abdominal ultrasound demonstrated mild intra and extra hepatic biliary dilatation.  CBD: 1cm.  MRCP demonstrated no ductal dil but pancr enlargement?

Pancreatitis: Mild ductal dilatation with a 1 cm. CD is mild. That there is pancreatic enlargement suggest probable inflammation. This would impinge on the CD as it passes to ampulla of duodenum. Farthest site ie mild duct enlargement fits picture. To R.O tumor a transduodenal ultrasound of pancreatic head would show a hidden lesion. Otherwise if needed, a PET/CAT could help. ...Read more

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If my surgeon sees a stone in the pancreatic duct or common bile duct during intra-operative cholangiography, can he remove the stone during surgery?

If my surgeon sees a stone in the pancreatic duct or common bile duct during intra-operative cholangiography, can he remove the stone during surgery?

CBD stones: It depends on the surgeon. If intra-operative cholangiogram is done and showed a stone most would defer it to the GI specialist to do a procedure called ERCP to remove the stones. ...Read more

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Daily R upper abdo pressure+between shoulder blades. Ultrasound 2011 gallstone neg. but prominent intra hepatic ducts. Any ideas?

Intra Hepatic Ducts: the cause for prominence of intra hepatic ducts are many mostly due to obstruction & needs further history & evaluation to diagnose the causes . I could go over the details of work up if you would like that ...Read more