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Left Submandibular Mass
0.61 x 0.34 x 0.48 cm well marginated hypoehoic soft tissue mass is noted at right submandibular area representing a lymp node. What does it means?
That is: a common place to normally have lymph nodes. The size alone is not sufficient to determine whether it is abnormal. The shape/morphology and other features such as symmetry help determine whether it is abnormal. So, just the fact that there is a lymph node there doesn't mean there is something abnormal. Talk to your doc about the results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Submandibular region demonstrate a mid echogenicity mass 15 mm in length with a central vascular hilum. Meaning? Causes?
I have sjogren's syndrome.I have had enlarged submandibular glands on both sides. Ct scan report suggested no mass or stones found.is biopsy needed?
I have a painful dense mass near my mandible area (post-auricular area). It's not hard as bone but it's firm and tender. What could this be?
Have supraclavicle swellingand mass on left adrenal is it related? my dr. doesnt seem too worried but cant answer
We can't know: Masses can be seen on the adrenal glands when abdominal imaging is done for another purpose (given the term "incidentaloma"). However, the adrenal glands are also a common site for metastatic spread for malignancy primarily affecting another organ. Furthermore, the left-sided supraclavicular node drains lymph from the abdominal cavity. In all, likelihood for seriousness is low,but deserves workup ...Read more
What does there is focal asymmetry over the medial left 1st rib which may be projectional although underlying mass is not excluded means for a 65 yr?
Shadow: Means there may be an x ray 'shadow' which is meaningless, BUT they cannot be sure that there is not a mass. A repeat image will clear the matter... ...Read more
Not normal: Needs to be checked by urologist. Non hard or cystic swelling above testicle is likely a spermatocele or cyst of head of epididymis. Tumor of testis or rare spermatic cord tumor must be ruled out if mass is hard. Epididymal cysts are benign & prognosis, if treated promptly, for vast majority of testis tumors is ver good. Good luck. ...Read more
Kidney mass: First, it's important to know if it's a cyst (filled with fluid) or a solid mass (tissue). An ultrasound will be helpful to determine the difference. Cysts are very common and are usually found incidentally, and often don't require any intervention other than routine surveillance. A mass could be serious, and would require further testing. Your doctor can help you with the next steps of analysis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alot: Could be several things. Is it growing? Was it related to an injury, ie form after a fall? Are you having any constitutional symptoms like night sweats, fevers or weight loss or any history of malignancy. Does it hurt? Long story short, if getting bigger, have it checked out. Could be a whole slew of things from benign conditions like lipomas and ganglions to tumors. ...Read more
Not sure: This could be something to be concerned about it depends on how this presents and what the history of this mass is. Too little information for me to really give you an answer. I would recommend that you see your doctor and have this looked at to be sure. ...Read more
Get it evaluated.: There are many benign causes of scrotal masses. Hydrocele, spermatocele, varicocele, and cysts are common. The most important things is to make sure there are no masses in the testes. Although a stable mass for 3 years is not likely to be cancer, see your urologist for an evaluation. This should include a detailed history and physical exam, and the need for a scrotal ultrasound can be assessed. ...Read more
What is meant by subdural collection left temporoparietal region with mass effect. Acute on chronic sdh?
Hemorrage : The subdural collection has mixed densities, thus suggesting that it may be older with blood clot that is liquifying mixed with newer blood . These are usually the result of a traumatic brain injury. The acute on chronic refers to the differences in age of clot. The fact that there is mass effect suggests that this has reached sufficient size to "compress" the brain. Surgery is the treatment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
6mm left lateral pituitary macroadenoma exerting mass effect on the dural margins of the left cavernous ica?
Hi, my friend has a large heterogenous mass occupying most of the upper inner quadrant on the left side. What could it be?
Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more
What does having a front left 2 CM paraspinal mass mean exactly and should I worry about this? I've had COPD for years now.
I have a quarter size mass on the lower left side of my cheek and I just noticed it a couple of days ago I don't know what to do?
I have a palpable mass on the left lateral side of the lumber region. It is non growing and non tender for the last two years. What it could be?
It could be a fatty: Tumor, cyst, lymph gland etc. If it gets bigger, have it biopsied or excised. Take care! ...Read more
Left axillary mass that has been there for 5 months looks black through the skin. Feels hard/rubbery and deep in tissue. What could the color mean?
Axillary mass: Please see your doctor as soon as possible. That mass needs a diagnosis. There are many things it could be, some not dangerous and some that are. ...Read more