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Lymphoma Biopsy Results
Sampling error: Fine needle aspirate of lymph nodes are not ideal for ruling out abnormal findings. Especially, with lymphomas there may be areas within the ln that are not involved and sampling of these areas may be misleading. Excisional biopsy is the gold standard, as it allows for assessment of individual cells and architecture of lymph node and adequate tissue for specialty workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more
A histopathology report shows cryptitis ,crypt abscess in rectal biopsy along with duodenal biospy showing lymphocyte infiltrtion with villous atrophy?
Why would a thyroidectomy final pathology report (not fna) be inconclusive (goiter vs follicular neoplasm)?
Is a pathology report from a fine needle aspiration diagnosis: suspicious for non hodgkin's lymphoma. favorable, follicular lymphoma, give enough in?
My grandpa just got dx with mantle cell lymphoma by biopsy 82y/o. bone marrow biopsy & pet scan not back. Prognosis & treatment? Is it genetic?
My mom has needle aspiration biopsy and the results were: follicular neoplasm adenoma vs carcinoma; adenomatous colloid goiter with hyperplastic chang?
It could be cancer/T: Thyroid cancer can show up like this. On the other hand benign Thyroid nodules are common but FNA may not be adequate to make a correct diagnosis. You should seek an expert opinion from a Thyroid Cancer doctor. Such specialists are found in bigger Medical centers or in a Cancer hospital where you could first go to an Endocrinologist or head and Neck surgeon for advice. ...Read more
Vats surgery done for thymectomy frozen biop confirmed thymic hyperplasia no cancer later findings show atypical b cell proliferation what can this be?
Thymus: Thy mic hyperplasia and atypical b cells proliferation need attention. Check with your dr. ...Read more
Thymectomy done, biopsy showed extra nodal marginal zone lymphoma as diagnosis. Is it possible the resection cured me of malt lymphoma?
Benign lesion: lymphocytic infiltrates are the common form of pathology seen with inflammatory thryroiditis or Hashimotos disease of the thyroid. Unless there are complications from the enlarging mass, conservative management is usually in order. Meds in the form of levothyroxine are usually administered for the hypothyroidism that may exist. ...Read more
Patient s/p mastectomy with sentinel node biopsy and tram flap.Now with recurrent cancer. Would anyone do repeat sentinel node biopsy?
Vats wedge lung resection on solitary nodule. Results: multiple necrotizing granulomas negative for microorganisms afb & gms. Lymph nodes benign fibroadipose tissue. Tissue being cultured for what?
Biopsy report of buccal mucosa: infiltrating moderately differentiated keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma. What does this means.?
Needs treatment: Means you have cancer of oral cavity ( buccal mucosa ) from your description appear to be localised you will have good prognosis needs further work up for staging &care , by surgical excision for localized small area, or chemo radiation , discuss with your physicians and please do not delay . Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are lymphocyte rich hodgkin's lymphoma and nodular lymphocyte predominant hodgkin's lymphoma the same?
Mediast biopsy results: lg bulky noncaseat granulomatous nodes. Rare presumptive corynebacterium species, alpha streptoccus, epithelial cells & wbc. ?
Sarcoidosis: The bacteria you mentioned all benign skin contaminant and not because most likely of the noncaseating granuloma. Noncaseating granuloma skin happening sarcoidosis a poorly understood reactive process which can lead to shortness of breath. Other causes include fungal agents and yeast infections. A biopsy would be important. ...Read more
Uncertain results: There are several reasons for a result in the grey zone of certainty such as this. One is time course of disease (may be harder to detect early on); one is a mixture of normal and abnormal such as a node near an involved node; one is a variant of a known disease, or an unknown disease, and the last is a pathologist who is cautious or inexperienced with the disease or tissue. Wait, 2nd opin, or bx ...Read more
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