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Left Costal Margin
Insightful question!: Some cancers shed, send their cells or even grow simutaneously far away. At an early phase and stage, tumor cells are detected in the blood and bone marrow. Clear margins are somewhat assuring that local recurrence in the area will not come back. In areas nearby, other foci might be hiding to grow later and cause local recurrence or even metastasize some place far away. Be specific, what cancer? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does this mean: osteophytic outgrowth noted @ anterior and posterior margins of C4 and C6 vertebral body, may be compression 2 thecal sac and left neuroforamen?
Arthritic bone spurs: Arthritic bone spurs in neck, age appropriate may be asymptomatic incidental findings can explain a certain type of left arm pain and numbness and tingling. With reasonable confidence of causation, see physician to see if symptoms match findings. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In laymen term what is "there is left t-2-t3 and t3-t-4 facet disease and ligamentum flavum prominence that affects the postlateral margin of calsac?
Facet changes: The facet joints are positioned in the spine like wheels of a tricycle. The front wheel is the disc, the facets the two smaller wheels in back. In the center, seat area, is the spinal cord. Arthritic changes cause the facet joints to narrow or spur, and the sheet of ligament near them to thicken. In a single word, this indicates "arthritis.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Flat smooth tan mark on inner left eyelids, upper & lower. Well defined edges. Another tiny brown spot on eyelid margin. Whats name of this birthmark?
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Could doctor know if any malignant cells has been left behind after surgery? What if the prioximal and margin are clear?
Possibly: Your surgeon evaluates the margins of your specimen under the microscope with a pathologist at the time of the operation. This is done as a "frozen section" of the specimen. Later, the pathologist evaluates the specimen with permanent stains and markers. This is the final determination of the specimen and its characteristics. Your surgeon should be able to tell you the specifics of your specimen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mammogram had irregular high density with indistinct margins at 1oclock...Having soreness also in the same breast (left) soreness has now spread?
I had an X-ray on left knee. They found :
Prominent enthesophyte at the anteroinferior margin of the the patella. Sharpening of tibial spine ?
Spurring is the --: --short way of putting it.@ Your age it's a sign of early degenerative process in the knee. May have been the same images if done a few years back. See an orthopedic surgeon for treatment, that includes NSAIDS if able 2 take them, as well as activity modification. Weight is a problem with all weight bearing joints. Good luck. ...Read more
What does "capsular stripping from the lateral margin of the left acetabular labrum region of the dome of the acetabulum" hip MRI with contrast?
Trauma?: This implies some type of trauma to the capsule, which is the fibrous tissue that holds joint together. Generally should heal conservatively, with time and rest and pt. Should not need surgical intervention if the labrum is not torn. ...Read more
R/o cellulites non specific, unclear/undefined margins now has been developing on right leg in 2 areas apprx 2-3" wide. The left leg started at ankle and is all the way up mid tibial area.
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I am 23 years old my right kidney and left kidney measures 12 7 5 2cm and 7 0 2 9 CM respectively left kidney with indistinct margins and complete loss of corticomedullary differentiation few cortical cysts are seen in left kidney as for usg report I am a
Atrophic kidney: Seems like your left kidney is non functional and very small. This could be congenital or from reflux or decreased blood supply to left kidney. Talk to your doctor. Check your urine test and blood test for urea and creatinine levels. Make sure your BP is ok. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer