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Pathologic diagnosis....Resected thymus shows reactive b cell hyperplasia vs low grade b cell lympho proliferative disorder. Is this lymphoma?

Pathologic diagnosis....Resected thymus shows reactive b cell hyperplasia vs low grade b cell lympho proliferative disorder.  Is this lymphoma?

Could be...: Certain lymphomas grow so slow that sometimes it is difficult for the pathologist to make the call between malignant or not. I suspect they may do additional work on the specimen and that your doctor will evaluate you further with labs, additional scans or another biopsy. If you have not seen a hematologist, maybe this is the time. Don't panic, just follow up his/her lead. Best to you. ...Read more

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Thymectomy done, thymus shows reactive b cell hyperplasia vs low grade bcell lympho proliferative disorder. What can it be? Is this serious? Treat?

Thymectomy done, thymus shows reactive b cell hyperplasia vs low grade bcell lympho proliferative disorder.  What can it be? Is this serious? Treat?

No: Even if it's a low grade lymphoma if it's not anywhere else there's a good chance it will never come back. They should be able to tell from special tests of your thymus. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis mildly disordered proliferative endometrium mean?

What is the diagnosis mildly disordered proliferative endometrium mean?

What did your gyn sa: Say? Find it hard to imagine that your gyn would tell u those results and not explain what it means as that is your gyn's responsibilty, it means u do not have any infection, or pre-cancer or cancer of the endometrium, can be seen with normal cycles in the 1st half or with people who are not regular and do not ovulate, please discuss with your gyn as your gyn should have a treatment plan for u. ...Read more

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Disordered proliferative phase endometrium what is the medicine for this case?

Disordered proliferative phase endometrium what is the medicine for this case?

Symptoms?: I assume this was a result of an endometrial biopsy done for heavy or irregular bleeding. Should be easily regulated with hormones such as low dose birth control pills. Also may be associated with hormone imbalance due to obesity, etc, in which case improved diet and weight loss may help. Feel sure your doctor will discuss this with you. ...Read more

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In Moyamoya disease, what is meant by "intimal thickening"? Are the cells proliferating, or are they just growing larger without division?

In Moyamoya disease, what is meant by "intimal thickening"? Are the cells proliferating, or are they just growing larger without division?

Proliferating: They appear to be proliferating at an increased rate leading to narrowing and eventual blockage of the artery. May be an association with an abnormality in Ring Finger Protein 213 (RNF 213) gene according to what I was able to research. See link below for info on function of the gene. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/gene/57674 Hope this was helpful. Dr R ...Read more

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What is disordered proliferative endometrium mean? And if not treated (if needed), can lead to? Can it lead to cancer?

What is disordered proliferative endometrium mean? And if not treated (if needed), can lead to? Can it lead to cancer?

Abnoraml cells: This means that the cell are not perfectly normal. Yet it is not cancerous. You should get them checked again as advised. They may need to repeat the endometrial biopsy. Many such reports are false alarms, yet you should stay in touch with your doctor and follow his/her advice for future monitoring, yet it is likely to change in the short term at your young age. ...Read more

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What are the causes of disordered proliferative endometrium (dpe)? How the dpe affect on female fertility? How to treat dpe? Thank you so much.

Not well known: Increases in Insulin as with pcos and metabolic syndrome. Unopposed estrogen which is also a part of the above syndrome can cause similar findings. It' relationship to fertility is unknown, et we would suppose that it could have a negative effect and this might be why older gynecologists saw lots of pregnancies after d&c's? No studies good luck. ...Read more

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