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Focal high grade dysplasia is very dangerous?

Focal high grade dysplasia is very dangerous?

Needs evaluation: You have precancerous cells on the cervix most likely due to the human papilloma virus. Your next step should be colposcopy and biopsy and later most likely a LEEP procedure where the surface of the cervix is removed as an office procedure. ...Read more

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What causes a cystic lesion following an operated low grade glioma 6months later?

What causes a cystic lesion following an operated low grade glioma <asrocytoma grade 2> 6months later?

Depends: "cystic lesion" is not very specific. It could be gliosis (scarring) in the surgical bed. It could be radiation necrosis if you have had radiation. Or it could be the tumor growing again. ...Read more

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How dangerous is high grade invasive ductal carcinoma?

How dangerous is high grade invasive ductal carcinoma?

An invasive: Cancer is dangerous, meaning it can lead to death even if all the right things are done. So, i'd need more deatils to help put in perspective the danger and risk: age, size, nodes +/-, er, pr, her-2-neu status. Focus on positive after realizing the danger. ...Read more

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Grade III oligodendroglioma tumor curable, what to do?

Grade III oligodendroglioma tumor curable, what to do?

Manageable: I would not expect a cure, but the patient may have several more good years and there is the possibility of a breakthrough. ...Read more

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Life expectency of grade 3 brain tumour?

Life expectency of grade 3 brain tumour?

Brain tumor: Grade 3 or 4 gliomas are considered aggressive. Chances of making a year 30-35 % with modern therapies and making 2 years 10-15% chance. Very few patients are long term survivors. ...Read more

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Low grade fever contagious?

Low grade fever contagious?

Fever: That depends upon the cause of the fever. Infections, although commonly producing fevers, are not the only cause of fevers, and many of the infections producing fevers are not communicable to others. ...Read more

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High grade neuroendocrine carcinoma of liver?

High grade neuroendocrine carcinoma of liver?

There are treatments: The vast majority of neuroendocrine carcinomas in the liver originate in another site. Since the liver disease is the most common contributor to survival, we will often use liver directed therapies to control the liver component of the disease. There is an imaging techinque (ga68) used in europe that is available in certain centers in the us that can help evaluate the ds and response to trtment. ...Read more

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Can preterm IVH have long-tern effects on mental health?Had grade 4 IVH as infant, no apparent neurological damage but severe anxiety.Related?

Can preterm IVH have long-tern effects on mental health?Had grade 4 IVH as infant, no apparent neurological damage but severe anxiety.Related?

Maybe. Maybe not.: Severe intraventricular hemorrhage usually means many brain cells died off... and would affect everything in the life of that person from that point onward, for better or for worse, but we hope for better rather than for worse. The question is, whether one's anxiety level would have been worse, would have been better, or would have been the same, without the IVH. Nobody can tell with certainty. ...Read more

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How harmful is the ganglioglioma grade ii?

How harmful is the ganglioglioma grade ii?

It depends: A ganglioglioma is a type of brain or spinal cord tumor. Grade 2 means it has medium aggressiveness (on a scale of 1 to 3). These tumors are removed surgically, so what matters most is the location of the tumor. If it is in a place where it can be completely removed, there is a 90% or higher chance of survival at 5 years! the risks of surgery also depend on the location of the tumor. ...Read more

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Glioblastoma multiforme grade 4 astrocytoma, what is this?

Glioblastoma multiforme grade 4 astrocytoma, what is this?

Nerve cell disorder: Glioblastoma is a condition where the cells in the brian, which stop dividing and migrating normally at around age 3, start dividing and migrating again. It tends to spread within the brain, but does not invade or spread to other regions as a rule. Joshua Garren, MD Medical Director Tulsa Brain Tumor Clinic www.braintumorclinic.org ...Read more

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How is low grade lymphoma usually treated?

How is low grade lymphoma usually treated?

Still controversial: Current thinking is that if in early stages, it may be ok to just follow since it is so slow growing. May not cause a problem for years. If more advanced, currently chemotherapy combined with immune therapy (usually a monoclonal antibody called rituximab) is used. Most patients can achieve remission but the disease is currently not considered curable. ...Read more

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Frequent low grade fevers?

Frequent low grade fevers?

Many causes: Viruses, bacteria and fungal infections, certain medications, some cancers and toxins can cause low grade fevers. Have your md evaluate you. ...Read more

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Fatty liver grade II . What does grade II mean ?

Fatty liver grade II . What does grade II mean ?

Fatty liver: Fatty liver can possibly be graded at the time of biopsy but if it was an ultrasound based diagnosis, grade is not normally assigned. Grade ii out of IV is close to medium steatosis (fat inclusions in the cells). It's not badly extensive as it would be in grade iv, but it may get there if not treated. ...Read more

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Billiteral grade-1 renal parenchymal changes.

Billiteral grade-1 renal parenchymal changes.

Need age: Any medical illness. What is the renal panel test and eGFR. Those information together will give a better picture of kidney function ...Read more

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What does chondrimalacia patella grade III mean?

What does chondrimalacia patella grade III mean?

Knee cap wear & tear: Chondromalacia refers to wearing away of the thin layer of cartilage that lines the ends of the bones in a joint. Hyaline cartilage is a highly specialized material that is 100x slicker than wet ice on wet ice! hyaline cartilage is only about 5mm thick in most joints, and it can wear away as we age. Most times when we use the term chondromalacia patella, it refers to a pain syndrome of the knee cap, or patellofemoral pain syndrome. Its usually best treated with pt to strengthen hip flexors. A good home exercise program can be seen here http://nycsportsmed.Com/knee-foot-and-ankle.Html. ...Read more

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What is low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion of vagina?

Abnormal cells: The cervical cells do not just become a cancer. The cells first become a little abnormal (lgsil) then can progress to a more significant level - i.e. High grade squamous intraepithelial lesion. 85% of lgsil does not result in a cervical cancer - about 50% will progress to a cancer. ...Read more