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Might Have Lymphoma And Had A Ct Scan Done It Showed Adenopathy What Now
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
No: Risk is related to accumulation of exposure. One would need many more scans to increase risk significant enough. ...Read more
CT scan found 5cm mass w/mild lymphadenopathy in mesentary. Needle biopsy done. May be lymphatic reaction, wants ct scan in 2 mos. Is it wise to wait?
CT scan shows "mass of calcified lymphadenopathy in the anterior mediastinum", what does that mean? Previous history ('90-'92) of stage 4 hodgkins, tr
What is the likelihood of lung cancer when CT scan shows pre-tracheal, subcarinal and right hilar lymphadenopathy. If cancer, is it stage 4 already?
Lung cancer: What did the CT show about the lungs and other organs?, That is usually the criteria for stage IV. Stage IV you have lung cancer in either more than 1 lung or lobe and another part of the body (liver, bone). Having cancer in lymph nodes can be stage II or III depending on size of the lung mass 3 cm. Biopsy would show cancer in lymph nodes, as they can also be enlarged due to inflammati ...Read more
Can a CT scan show the difference between granulomas and lymphoma of a swollen lump node in the neck?
Perhaps: CT is a great test that shows lymph nodes in the neck well. Granulomas usually demonstrate some degree of calcification but not always. Also, they tend to be smaller. Lymphoma nodes are not usually calcified, are larger, more numerous etc. There is, as you can imagine some overlap and a biopsy is usually recommended. ...Read more
Enlarged lymph nodes ab ct scan after colonscopy found mild colitis. Had rectal bleeding daily for 1 month. Now gone. Going for 6/mo check. Lymphoma?
Not necessarily: There are many reasons for enlarged lymph nodes; most common is reaction to infection/inflammation which maybe your case but they can also enlarge in reaction to cancer nearby and in cases of lymphoma. These possibilities shluld be sorted out after colonoscopy and biopsy of any colon lesions ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My recent CT scan showed residual thymic tissue with no mediastinal adenopathy present. What does this mean and should I be concerned?
I have had 2 CT scans in the past week and a half, they diagnosed me as mild mediastinal bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy. Could it be lymphoma.
Does having a maxilliary retention cyst on the left side of neck for months mean I have cancer? And reactive adenopathy CT scan results.
Hi my mother had got the CT scan for chest report summary: bilateral hilar adenopathy (non specific?) what does it mean? And how can we cure?
Sarcoidoisis?: There are several causes for enlargement of the lymph nodes in the region in which the trachea (air tube) divides into main stem bronchi (smaller air tubes). Sometimes this can be caused by a condition known as sarcoidosis, but this may not be what your mom has. This should be discussed with her doctor at length and if you are not satisfied and haven't seen a pulmonologist, request a consult. ...Read more
CT scan in Jan. Thought they saw small thyroid nodule. Not on CT in Apr. CT in Oct. May be small stable nodule. What type DR? No adenopathy. 65 Female
Right lung mass. Bilateral nodules. Question of right hilar adenopathy. This is information listed as a result of ct scan of chest.
I had ultrasound on jugulodigastric lymph node that measured 1.8 x 0.8 x 3.6 cm But then I had a ct scan that said "no lymphadenopathy" why is this?
Yes you do: Less than 1.5 cm is by convention not enlarged, assuming CT was done on neck scanning your jugulogastric node area. The question next is how to verify and what to do, best to check with oncologist in your area, and moffitt cancer center is near you, so pls take advantage of these resource to get to the bottom of your concern. ...Read more
What does it mean on results of CT scan no abdominopelvic lymphadenopathy. No free fluid or pneumoeritoneum mean is it that it wasn't checked?
Not at all: It means you don't have those findings. And you should want to have them. Also it sounds like whatever your doctors were looking for wasn't there. Don't worry about those findings. Discuss the report with your doctor ...Read more
CT scan for PE (+) has comment "hilar or mediastinal lymphadenopathy is appreciated", can you please explain what this comment may mean?
Lymphadenopathy: Swollen, visible lymph nodes near your lungs. This requires ongoing medical evaluation and testing. ...Read more
Ct scan uses data from a beam of xrays and reconstructs a cross sectional image of your body. It is a high dose of xrays and used only when the benefits outweigh the risk. Cancer risk is 1 in 500 in children. Also using iodinated contrast might cause transient renal failure in about 5% of patients. (contrast induced nepropathy) most do not explain this to the patient as ...Read more
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