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Mild Asymmetric Wall Thickening Versus Underdistention
Outflow obstruction: To bladder such as enlared prostate or urethral stricture in males or bladder prolapse or obstructing ureterocele in females. Can also be due to neurogenic bladder dysfuction in either sex or cystitis can also be reported if bladder is only partly filled ; appears thickened on ultrasound. Can also be a perfectly innocent finding.. ...Read more
"mild bowel wall thickening involve sigmoidcolon might reflect relative underdistention. Less likely inflammation". is cancer? No real gastro symptoms
Typical scenario: Since we don't do any kind of bowel prep any more for routine CT scans, this kind of scenario is common. If the radiologist thinks the bowel looks a little too think, they will likely put in a statement like that as a hedge against potential pathology (and lawsuit). The thing is, could it be cancer? Yes, but the likelihood is low. If it was me, I would ignore it unless you develop symptoms. ...Read more
Maybe: Mild thickening of the wall is an image diagnosis, such as ultrasound or ct. There is no need to worry without symptoms. It is also related to eating or not eating. Without gallstones and without pain or discomfort nothing to worry about. But double check with your doc who ordered the test. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with mild thickening of bladder wall indicating mild cystitis. Is this report fine? Cuz I have only incontinence no pain
Cystitis: Although pain can be a symptom for some, it is not always present. If you are being treated and the symptoms resolve you will know. Did you get urinalysis too? ...Read more
Evidence of mild wall thickening in descending colon, maximum thickness is 5.8 mm. What does it mean & is it a cause to worry? Is it related to cancer
Doubtful finding: It depends on why you had your Colon checked? So tell us your complete medical history and also what type of test was done which showed the colon wall thickening? . Any imaging study that shows slight/mild changes is of doubtful significance. So we have to rely more on your symptoms. Unless you have belly pain or problems with your bowel movements, you can ignore this finding. ...Read more
Mild inflammatory stranding in mesenteric fat adj. To urinary bladder. Mild cirum. Wall thickening of bladder. Bladder distended. Self cath 30 yrs.?
I assume these are: CT findings. These mild changes are probably of no consequence, considering you have been using cath for so many years. These finding don't explain much. Depending on the severity of symptoms for which your doctor ordered these scans, your doctor might want to order further tests. ...Read more
US gallbladder: contracted w/ mild thickening of wall. All labs r normal except ast/alt (2-3× increase). No pain, is hida scan really necessary?
Basically YES.: There is both a compelling need to remove the gallbladder possibly and no evidence of a problem. Mostly, it is because the fine gallstones are running through a NON_WORKING gallbladder and irritating it and the liver. HIDA shows.... Without an exam, I can only give general information. Cannot say in your particular case, but generally, this is how to proceed. ...Read more
My usg reveals-acalculous mild gallbladder wall thickening, fatty liver. Lft normal, can reducing fat intake correct both?
Not enough: Reducing fatty food intake may reduce gall bladder attacks, but will not make your fatty liver to normal. Fatty liver is an early sign of liver disease, need to correct the cause soon it may be nutrition, alcohol, chemicals (drugs), hepatitis etc, if allowed may progress to cirrhosis. Please see your doctor and follow the advise ...Read more
Contracted gall bladder with diffuse mild wall thickening and no calculus. Lumen measures 3.4x0.4cm. What does this ultrasound report indicate?
Acalculus cholecysti: If you are having symptoms it's time for a cholecystectomy ...Read more
I would like more information on results from a ct that showed GI circumferential wall thickening and mild enhancement throughout the entire colon?
Your doctor is your: Your doctor can be your best guide. He must have ordered this test because of some suspicion based on your GI tract function or malfunction. Thickness of wall of the colon usually means inflammation but it is not diagnostic. A colonoscopy is a better way to determine what may be going on inside the lining of your colon. ...Read more
Usg-fatty infiltration in liver. Both hepatic biliary ducts nrml, cbd nrml, no focal lesion. Mild acalculous gb wall thickening|meaning? My lft is normal.
Why was US done?: Fatty liver changes are not uncommon with the growing problem of obesity in the usa. For the most part, your us would be considered normal, and with normal lfts, I would only focus on the cause of fatty liver disease, either due to being overweight, being poorly controlled diabetic, consuming alcohol, excessive fat intake. Start with dietary changes in consultation with a dietician/nutritionist. ...Read more
Interpret CT: mild thickening of distal sigmoid & rectal wall w/o adjacent fatty stranding. Loops of mild distended sm bowel w/o clear transition zone?
Diverticulosis: And possibly prior episode of diverticulitis could present this way. So too does infected segment or inflammation. The mild dilated small bowel in the current context is not as much of concern as the condition of the colon. Best discuss these findings with your doctor to put them into a good clinical picture. Good luck ...Read more
Lower Right abdominal pain-what would wall thickening of the cecum 2.8cmx4.9cm, suspicious for cecal mass. Mild pericecal standing-no obstruction Mean?
Latest abdominal ultrasound reveals well distended gallbladder, fatty liver, mild gallbladder wall thickening. But lft normal. No pain. What can this mean?
Why did you get US?:
If lfts are normal, and no pain, why get us?
Fatty liver means more fat stored in liver than normal, usually due to metabolic reasons - overweight, diabetes, alcohol overuse/abuse.
Gallbladder wall thickening is a weak sign of gallbladder disease in people with pain or tenderness - in this case it probably means the gallbladder could distend even more than it was. ...Read more
Ct shows mild circumferential thickening of urinary bladder wall (8mm), no inflammation. Report states it may be chronic cystitis. What does it mean?
Can mild acalculous gb wall thickening with fatty liver be managed by proton pump inhibitor medicines?
32 yr old male with UTI from e coli. What could cause this? Was at a water park recently. Ct scan good. Showed mild bladder wall thickening.
Not from water park.: It is extremely unlikely that you would receive any innoculation of bacteria from exposure in a water park that could traverse your (male) urethra to cause an infection. Without a stone, I would suggest that you were likely dehydrated. Have you had any infections before? You may need to be evaluated for subclinical prostatitis that could manifest as bladder outlet obstruction/bladder thickening. ...Read more
Abdomen usg says: fatty liver, mild splenomegaly, diffuse bowel wall thickening at right illiac region. Possibility of distal iletis. Is it serious?
Does not: Sound good. Hard to say how serious without more information. Could be from an infection of some site that is treatable, but you should not have any of these issues especially so young. ...Read more
A CT scan shows mild wall thickening in small bowel (ileum). It was there 10 months ago on other ct. No fluid/other problems seen. Likelihood cancer?
Mild polypoid mucosal thickening of the anterior right maxillary sinus wall, 0.8 cm found on head MRI, asymptomatic. Should I worry (unilateral polyp?
Agree: Common finding and if not cause of symptoms; tuck it away. All the best. ...Read more
7x6.7x6.5cm cyst mid pole of kidney compressing left renal pelvis with mild calyceal dilatation Somewhat thickened walls and multiple enhanced septat?
Here are some. ..: Despite medical advance and known to most if not all, all modern medical care are still based on INDIRECT evidence resulting from continual collection & analysis of available experience so to apply currently available knowledge, skills, technology, drugs, commonsense, and tads of wisdom at reasonable time in reasonable way to reasonable patients; then, we hope the possible best and have to move on ...Read more
Ultrasound reveals mild bladder wall thickening. Is it serious? As I m having frequent urination and swollen testicular veins after peeing.
Can mild thickening and fat in wall of large bowel including sigmoid colon and right colon on CT scan be normal?
Yes: While fat within the intestinal wall is often thought of as a reliable marker for inflammatory bowel disease, studies have shown that in the absence of clinical or other radiologic evidence of inflammatory bowel disease, the presence of fat in the intestinal wall may represent a normal finding. There is also thought to be some association with obesity. ...Read more
Ct scan. Minimal air trappin at lung bases. Mild pectus enteric assessment. Bladder wall thickening. L.ovarian functional cyct 3.4. plz Explaination drs.
Incidential finding on brain MRI: mild polypoid mucosal thickening of the anterior right maxillary sinus wall, 0.8 cm. No symptoms now, but I had often sinusitis in my early teens, no scans then. Does that mean unilateral polyp (cancer suspicious)?
Went to the ER with a lot of blood in my diarrhea. They did a CT scan w/ contrast. There is mild diffuse wall thickening of the descending colon and parts of the sigmoid colon. Also noted was a umbilical hernia 1.3cm. What could cause the blood?
Inflammation: The findings you describe is what inflammation or infection may show up on a CT scan. There are may causes of these findings that could be cause abdominal pain, blood and mucous in the stool, and diarrhea for example. To complete the workup, you need a colonoscopy for possible biopsy and and the colon can be visualized. Treatment then can be started. I doubt the hernia is a significant problem ...Read more
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