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Small lobulated heterogeneously enhancing isodense mass at upper pole of left kidney measuring 2.8x2.4 cm. Please help?

Small lobulated heterogeneously enhancing isodense mass at upper pole of left kidney measuring 2.8x2.4 cm. Please help?

Ask your doctor...: More info on your general health profile will help decision-making. Clinically, nowadays, you have 3 reasonable options to follow including: 1, if young and healthy, do laparoscopic partial nephrectomy; 2. if reluctant, do biopsy to decide benignancy or malignancy - if malignant, operate as that in 1.; if benign, watch and see; 3.consider radio-frequency or cryo ablation. More? Ask... Or See me... ...Read more

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What is a lobulated heterogeneous hypoechoic nodule with scattered calfifications in the inferior right lobe of thyroid mean?

Thyroid nodule: The appearance of the nodule in an ultrasound or ct is explained here. The purpose is to follow up and rule out cancer. ...Read more

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What is a lobulated heterogeneous hypoechoic nodule with scattered calicifications in the inferior right lobe of thyroid mean?

What is a lobulated heterogeneous hypoechoic nodule with scattered calicifications in the inferior right lobe of thyroid mean?

Thyroid Nodule: Thyroid nodules are very common. About 70% of the population has a nodule (many don't know it). About 5% of nodules are cancerous, which is why we care. Unless there were concerning characteristics on the ultrasound like microcalcifications, >1cm, taller than wide or increased blood flow or you have a family history or radiation exposure, typically we just follow-up with an annual ultrasound. ...Read more

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Scans showed a lobulated heterogeneous hypoechoic area in right breast. Awaiting FNA. Could this be serious? Strong family history of breast cancer.

Scans showed a lobulated heterogeneous hypoechoic area in right breast. Awaiting FNA. Could this be serious? Strong family history of breast cancer.

Lobulated mass: Most lobulated, heterogeneous , hypoechoic masses are benign, meaning non-cancerous in women of your age group. Follow up on the FNA though, and be careful in the future since you have a strong FH of breast CA. ...Read more

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Hi,I had a partial Thyroidectomy in 2008 (papillary carcinoma)I've just had a CT scan that said lobulated heterogenous appearance.Normal?

Hi,I had a partial Thyroidectomy in 2008 (papillary carcinoma)I've just had a CT scan that said lobulated heterogenous appearance.Normal?

No: I believe for carcinoma of the thyroid we still recommend total thyroidectomy. You need to see a surgical specialist for endocrine diseases ASAP ...Read more

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What does thyroid lobulated and full mean?

What does thyroid lobulated and full mean?

Not much: That statement, obviously out of context, does not mean much. Was this a description on a physical exam? An ultrasound? You should ask your doctor, or whomever wrote this, what it means. Is the thyroid enlarged? Are there nodules? Is it over/underactive? ...Read more

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What causes kidneys to become lobulated when they were not before?

What causes kidneys to become lobulated when they were not before?

Genetic: It could be genetic or that's what you were born with. If any other concern then should have a repeat sonogram in 6 months to rule out possibility of cysts and mass. Ct may be beneficial is sonogram is not conclusive. ...Read more

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Is surgery necessary for a lobulated mass of 7 mm by 5 mm in kidney ?

Is surgery necessary for a lobulated mass of 7 mm by 5 mm in kidney ?

It depends: on other imaging features. Some masses can be defined as benign, others as indeterminate, and others as having a high probability of malignancy. So it is possible that surgery might be indicated. ...Read more

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Can you please explain what a lobulated and involuting ovarian cyst is?

Can you please explain what a lobulated and involuting ovarian cyst is?

Collapsing: imagine a ball that is slowly getting deflated, it is possible that you had a follicle or developing egg that ruptured and is now leaking the usual fluids that it creates to support the egg while it is growing.is this can be a normal event, sometimes associated with some cramping and bloating. Nothing to worry about unless symptoms get worse. ...Read more