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Is Small Blood Vessel Vasculitis Associated With Skin Or Cutanious Cancers What Is The Best Treatment Strategy
Is small blood vessel vasculitis associated with skin or cutanious cancers? What is the best treatment strategy?
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Are there any side affects to laser treatment of a macroaneurysm. To treat leakage of blood vessel.
With moderately severe cryofibrinogenemia that requires treatment, what type of specialist is the best to consult for this disease? Is it considered to be a form of vasculitis?
It depends: Cryofibrinogenemia can be primary, or secondary to another illness. If it's primary, it's a blood disorder and increases your chance of lymphoma, so you should see a hematologist/oncologist at some point. It can also be due to a rheumatologic illness (eg lupus, rhuematoid arthritis) and either way, it has symptoms like vasculitis, so a rheumtologist should also be on your team. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What kind of specialist diagnoses vasculitis where there is a high degree if suspicion generally but the type of vasculitis is uncertain?
Rheumatologist: Would be an appropriate one.Get a more detailed answer ›
The MRI show ischemic demyelination secondary to small vessel disease. What cause this and what type or treatment are?
Macular amyloidosis confirmed by skin biopsy from the pigmented patch on lower thigh. What is the line of treatment and prognosis .? Can it spread ?
Good prognosis: Macular amyloidosis is a local proliferation on the skin usually on the trunk as you have. It never spreads too much or into the blood. The treatment may be as simple as temovate (clobetasol) ointment twice daily to local cortisone injections, local liquid nitrogen, dermabrasion or laser treatment. ...Read more
Is open biopsy the only way to confirm glioma & specific type of it? Solitary brain metastasis is differential if there is known primary malignancy.
In the case of suspected sirs (systemic inflammation response syndrome) what should be done and how quickly? Is there a standard treatment?
Not associated: Nuclear sclerosis is a description of your cataract. A cataract is a clouding or opacification of the lens (nucleus in your case) inside your eye, this can result in decreased vision with time. A cataract typically will progress with age and worsen due to sun, tobacco, steroid meds, surgery, trauma, and eye inflammation. It is not typically associated with ms. See your eye doctor for eval. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best cure for a person having inflammation in the entire body. Doctors defined it as erythematous nodumus? Is there a cure on this disease
Not a disease: Erythema nodosum (en) (red nodules) is merely a manifestation of any of a number of different infectious, allergic, allergic, or unknown disease entities. Most of the time the cause is not found and the red spots and lumps go away, on their own. If there are some other cause for them, that cause needs to be elucidated and treated separately. http://www.medicinenet.com/erythema_nodosum/article.h. ...Read more
While the standard appearance of a myeloma bone lesion is lytic with no rim, is it possible to have a thin sclerotic rim rarely? Also, can the disease remit temporarily before discovery them resume?
The installation of an IVC filter is all that is needed to avoid most heart attacks, strokes and PE's if there is a history of familial heart disease?
No way;can only trap: large clots traveling from leg & pelvis veins from proceeding to right heart & lungs. Heart attacks & strokes result from clots in arteries leaving left heart, including supplying heart muscle itself. Most are without symptoms, due to plaque rupture or clots from left atria (rarely ventricle), occur without warning. Setup is atherosclerosis, LDL-P, HbA1c & Systolic BP not ?, Large-HDL-P not ?, etc ...Read more
Protein-Losing Enteropathy in the intestine. Protein levels slowly improving. What is best treatment options for me? Is lymphoma a cause or concern?
Enteropathy: Protein loss from the gastrointestinal tract is usually due to the massive overexcretion of mucous from areas of overgrowth of normal lining. The classic is Menetriere's Disease which is an overgrowth of the normal lining in the stomach. Lymphoma can cause protein loss from the gi tract. If you have not seen a GI MD do so. ...Read more
Is there a way to see how much blood is in certain parts of body? Such as splanchnic, chest and cerebral areas?
Flow, not amount.: We can readily assess blood flow through a vascular bed by Doppler studies, but we can't readily determine the amount of blood that is present in a given part of the body at a given point in time. ...Read more
Which is better erythrocytopheresis or simple blood transfusion for the prevention of childhood stroke?
Does moderately severe cryofibrinogenemia always include cutaneous vasculitis, or can a person have only the internal vascular manifestations?
Don't know: Cryofibrinogenemia is a difficult diagnosis, but it usually starts with skin manifestations. That's likely because the vessels in the skin are very small, so changes in blood flow manifest early in the skin. I'm sure it's possible to have internal vascular manifestations as the first sign, but the cases i"ve seen have always had skin manifestations. I can't find any studies to say for sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a treatment of petechiae caused by sjogren's syndrome and vasculitis? Does it go away without any treatment?
What is the difference between invasive & non-invasive sebaceous carcinoma of the eye? If someone were to have it, is it palpable, as in a lump/cyst?
In situ: Non-invasive means a carcinoma in situ. Invasive means it has violated the basement membrane of the epidermis into the dermis. Invasive much more a problem. Could be palpable. Careful cause might not be palpable to a lay person. If you have either of these problems, make sure you're being managed by a dermatologic surgeon withe extensive skin cancer experience. ...Read more
My sister has this persistent"small blood vessel vasculitis" for last3 weeks and despite steroids, no better. Any help?
Small blood vessel vasculitis, not receding with topial/oral steroids or colchicine. Never had history of vasculitis. Any help?
Diagnosed central mucoepidermoid carcinoma n underwent radio years ago, non metastatic. Now small blood vessel vasculitis, all over. Any connection?
I have a small reddish dot Right below the head of my penis to me it looks kind of like a small blood vessel it stands out from the rest of my skin ?
Just watch & see...: Without a direct look at, it is hard to tell what it may be although clinically it may represent a varix (tiny benign venous new growth), which is common and benign with no practical need for active care although very occasionally it may bleed. So, it would be most reasonable to just watch, wait, and see how it may change and evolve. ...Read more
MRI and MRA brain: Yes, an MRI can visualize blood vessels but not well; an MRA (MR angiogram) is the optimal MR test. It uses gadolinium which is not a radio-iodine and is not kidney toxic. Gadolinium can be eliminated slowly however, if a person has kidney impairment, and then the gadolinium can enter dermal tissues. Radiologists are aware. ...Read more
When I bend my head forward I get dizzy or side to side MRI was fine, could it be blood vessels? I start p.t. for vesbular therapy on neck tomorrow.
Could be. : Not as likely in your age. Vertebral artery narrowing can cause dizziness. These vessels can be damaged in neck trauma. If you have had no recent accidents then they are probably ok. These vessels can become narrow when people are 50 or older. If therapy does not work, ask your doctor to check the blood vessels in your head and neck. ...Read more
Needs evaluation.: For an accurate assessment , one should see a retinal specialist (ophthalmologist who specializes in retinal problems). It is possible that a laser procedure can eliminate areas of bleeding if that's the cause of your symptoms. But, first one needs an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iscrmic small blood vessel disease found on my brain mri, could this be connected to me having low blood oxygen levels, with passing out?
Depends: I'm going to assume you're talking about a broken blood vessel on the lower white part of the eye, rather than actually under the eye. If so, that's likely a subconjunctival hemorrhage, like a bruise on the eye. It can happen spontaneously and will usually resolve like any other bruise. If you have pain, vision loss, or it's worsening, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Unexplained small red bruise on inside of elbow, looks like a blood vessel ruptured underneath the skin. Of concern? What could it be caused by?
Sounds normal: From your description it sounds normal, something like one would get after having had a needle puncture for a blood test. It should resolve within a week. If not consult with your family physician. ...Read more
21 mo old has a small bump on back of head, close to bottom of hair line, under skin. Feels like a swollen blood vessel, soft, but doesn't seem to bother her when we gently touch it. No discoloration. We just noticed it when my hand brushed over it.
Likely lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum. There are many in the neck, head & behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter (pea sized) and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size.What you describe is normal.If concerned review this with the kids doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 21 month old daughter has a small bump on back of head, close to bottom of hair line. It feels kind of like a swollen blood vessel, soft, but doesn?
Question cut off: Please resubmit and include a clear & specific question. ...Read more
What's small dot bright light moving
across my field of vision and look's like disappears around the back of my head?
Is it a blood vessel on retina?
Blood and/or retina: Please see your primary doctor - he/she will refer you to an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist. Your doctor and the specialists will look after you very well. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
Tingling in left arm since waking up all day, shoulder to finger. Few small red blood vessel visible below skin on left side of chest. Heavy legs with little pain in both legs. Could this be linked?
Arm numbness: The symptoms that you describe may or may not be linked. The numbness in the arm could be from sleeping in an awkward position. The heaviness (weakness?) in the legs is difficult to assess without an examination. See your medical doctor or a neurologist to evaluate your numbness and heaviness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Who is the best skin doctor in mumbai? Considering being a medical tourist to have my skin cancer and aks and veins treated
Skin is the largest and one of most complex organs of body. 3 layers: epidermis (outer), dermis (main part) and subcutaneous layers covers entire body, contains many specialized cells, maintains body temp, gathers sensory info from the outer world, has extremely important immune functions. It can give crucial clues as to what is internal. Dermatology and plastic surgery are ...Read more
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