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Mass At Base Of Tongue On Ct Scan
Ct images reveal a spiculated mixed attenuating solid mass at the superior segment of the left lower lobe lungs est. Vol of 203cc. Der are minute calc?
Probable biopsy: A spiculated mass is often worrisome for cancer. However this also could be from a prior lung infection. Your doctors may consider a needle biopsy of the mass or a pet/ct scan. It would be helpful to compare this finding with any old chest xrays or ct scans to see if this is a new mass. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Chest CT scan as part of cancer screen.Showed a small spot at top of (or right above?) rt kidney!few of my drs r set on cancer somewhere, what could be
KIDNEY SPOT: The diagnosis truly depends on whether the spot is above or in the kidney. A ct of the abd. And pelvis may be nessesary to answer this and find the source. ...Read more
Many kinds could.: The neck is an anatomically complicated region with many internal structures. A ct scan of the neck could show both primary and secondary cancers (tumors that started in the neck and tumors that have spread to the neck from other parts of the body). One primary neck cancer that might be seen on a neck scan is thyroid cancer. Lymphoma is another. Tongue / tonsil / larynx cancers also... ...Read more
Ct scan showed cystic changes in the area of the head of the pancreas. Had MRI yesterday what could it br?
From nothing: To an early something. The anxiety you are experiencing is given as a main reason to not do screening ct's in smokers. 3 mm is too small to worry about. If it were me, i'd re-ct in 6 months to a year to check change in size. You can google the nlst - national lung screening trial. Do you smoke? Time to stop if yes. Good luck. ...Read more
Focal hypermetabolic lytic lesion tip of right scapula on PET.SUV 3.9. Can this be cause of my right shoulder pain ? didnt show up on previous CT scan
Yes,: it sounds like this lesion could potentially cause pain in the scapular region. ...Read more
Thyroid mass 3.5cm enlarged nodes on same side of mass. Mass hard non moveable. None of it hurts gotta get ct scan done. Likely cancer or cyst?
Would a radiologist identify multiple 3.4 cm size lung lesions on the outer part of the lung on a chest xray??
Lung nodules/lesions: normally abnormalities larger than 1 cm and sometimes even smaller than 1 cm will be noted by a radiologist interpreting a chest x-ray. Normal structures are not typically mentioned. It's also possible to have lesions visible on a CT scan that won't be visible on a plain chest x-ray either due to size or location possibly hidden by other structures such as the heart, diaphragm, or ribs. ...Read more
Nothing, maybe.: Lymphatics are the second circulatory system in the body. They return excess fluid to the heart and they have nodes that fight infections. The tissue at the base of the tongue being prominent may just be normal anatomy for you personally or a sign of significant infectious challenge to that tissue. Your doctor who sent you for the MRI should be able to tell you whether to worry or not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the risk of maligne in a 3 mm deposit suv value 1 on pet CT scan
they think because size and place it could be reactiv?
Too small: 3mm deposits are too small to be evaluated by pet. The risk of cancer depends on a number of factors. Do you have a history of cancer? Are there other sites of cancer on the pet scan? Your doctors have more information and gave an opinion based on that additional information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lyric lesion: A lyric lesion could be a sign of destruction I would just ask the physician who ordered the test to explain this to you ...Read more
Got results for PET scan on lung nodules. Nodules are "undetermined" cuz of size but parotid glands on both side of neck showed "hot". Any relation?
Iwould multiple lung lesions 2.5 CM eeavh in size located on the outer part of the right lung be detected on a chest x ray? My diagnosis is stage4 non
What is the ultimate imaging procedure for exact positioning and locating the carcinoid? Us scan revealed focal change of 3x5 CM in size on my liver.
My dad had a nuclear bone scan. Nuclear bone scan findings:
there are several focal areas of isotope accumulation in the region of the
sacroiliac joints bilaterally which correspond to lesions noted on the CT pelvis consistent with bony me
Possibly metastases: Nuclear bone scans usually demonstrate areas of increased bone metabolism, the bone reacting to a stimulus, such as tumor, fracture, infection, etc.Bone scan is very sensitive but not specific. Ct and MRI are cross sectional imaging that can more specifically identify the pathology and characterize the abnormalities on bone scan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which seems to be best at showing a salivary duct gland stone--x-ray, ultrasound, MRI scan, or CT scan of the face?
What would cause a palpable and visible lump in neck to not show up on ct scan? About the size of grape...
Possible lipoma: Regardless of normal imaging, any palpable finding should be evaluated and followed by your PCP. However, lipomas just below the skin surface are common and frequently on imaging do not show a capsule or margin and just blend in with the surrounding fat. Contrast enhanced MRIs are frequently obtained to further evaluate and confirm such a suspicion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What might cause a hard immovable mass at the top of my breast bone, one on top of left shoulder at end of clavicle, a small movable node in Palm of hand, some shortness of breath, and gi issues?
Get examined: Have a MD examine the area "live" and we won't have to "guess" in this virtual forum. Besides, the examination will be far more accurate of an answer. ...Read more
I recently had a parathyroid scan . The findings were : Slightly asymmetric retention of sestamibi within the right thyroid region of the planar image?
Parathyroid scan: What is missing from your question is why the doctors are checking on the parathyroid glands. Did your doctor measure a few things related to the parathyroid? Parathyroid has been my "hobby" since 1974 - What does your doctor mean by "slightly asymmetric ...? Have you had blood drawn to measure parathyroid hormone levels? Please keep me posted. ...Read more
Had chest ct scan done due to abnormal chest x-ray the ct scan says small pluralparenchymal opacity in left lung base adjacent several cysts what does it mean?
Mgt: There may be several possible conditions associated with these findings. Infections may cause cysts. I would suggest a TB test and uploading the scan to your virtual EMR. ...Read more
Ct uses xrays taken an 360 degrees combined with a computer to see"inside" the body. The table moves as the xray tube and detectors spin around the patient 10 times a second or more! the image shows excellent soft tissue detail, enhanced with injection of intravenous contrast or oral contrast. This way the body is shown in slices, in any plane, usually axially, but ...Read more