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Upper quadrant pain. spleen borderline size 12.1cm, mild bilateral pelviectasis of kidneys. minimal R-side hydronephrosis. peripelvic cyst. Normal?

Upper quadrant pain. spleen borderline size 12.1cm, mild bilateral pelviectasis of kidneys. minimal R-side hydronephrosis. peripelvic cyst. Normal?

Probably: Pelviectasis is a general term used to describe dilation of the renal pelvis, or collecting system of the kidney and, generally, is clinically insignificant. Hydronephrosis also refers to dilation of the renal pelvis, But has the added connotation that the pathology was caused by an obstructive process, such as a kidney stone or in your case the peripelvic cyst of Rt kidney. Unremarkable finding. ...Read more

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May have mild ruptured spleen.pressed area yesterday w/sharp pain+bp drop.Now slight pain in area and tired.have mono dr said no swelling past 3 weeks?

May have mild ruptured spleen.pressed area yesterday w/sharp pain+bp drop.Now slight pain in area and tired.have mono dr said no swelling past 3 weeks?

Need more info: The spleen can rupture very easily. Since you have some discomfit I think it is a good idea to get another examination and perhaps an image study of the splenetic area. ...Read more

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mild enlarged spleen 13cmCT done for RUQ pain- sign of leukimia or lymphoma? CMP, LDH, lipase,amalyse, LFT all nml - except MCH 74 MCV 23- RDW 16-

mild enlarged spleen 13cmCT done for RUQ pain- sign of leukimia or lymphoma? CMP, LDH, lipase,amalyse, LFT all nml - except MCH 74 MCV 23- RDW 16-

Mild spleen: enlargement is usually caused by infection, not by any malignant conditions such as leukemia or lymphoma. If your blood count is ok and your doctor is not concerned about this finding, i don't think you should be worried. ...Read more

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Had CT for RUQ pain- mildly enlarged spleen found 13cm-/19cm liver with Reidels lobe. Mild iron deficiency. Should I worry about spleen? Doc says no

Had CT for RUQ pain- mildly enlarged spleen found 13cm-/19cm liver with Reidels lobe. Mild iron deficiency. Should I worry about spleen? Doc says no

The spleen: measurement is at the upper limit of the normal range. The liver measurement in the setting of a Riedel lobe(a common anatomic variation) is also normal. ...Read more

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CT for RUQ pain- 13cm spleen- CBC, CMP normal except mild iron deficiency .dr called and said everything was nml- should I be concerned ? BMI 32

CT for RUQ pain- 13cm spleen- CBC, CMP normal except mild iron deficiency .dr called and said everything was nml- should I be concerned ? BMI 32

Depends: If you still have RUQ pain, this needs be checked out even if the tests turned out to be normal. Ideal BMI is under 25 and thus you should consider pursuing an exercise program and a healthier diet (with more fruits and veggies but less carb) to get your weight down. ...Read more

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Please explain this for me: there is mild dependent atelectasis near both bases. Liver: liver is lower in attenuation than the spleen, please correlat?

Please explain this for me:
there is mild dependent atelectasis near both bases.
Liver: liver is lower in attenuation than the spleen, please correlat?

Collapse: Atelectasis refers to a partial collapse of the lung. Usually due to shallow breathing or other infirmary. This is common after surgery, when due to pain, you do not take deep breaths, and an incentive spirometer can help to remind you to take deep breaths. As to the liver/spleen attenuation, that is due to congestion. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have mild pains in my left side? I dont know for a fact that my spleen is swollen but I was diagnosed with mono 2 weeks ago.

Okay if it's mild: You could have abdominal pain. As long as it's mild, it is okay. I suggest avoiding any contact sport or strenuous exercise If the pain worsens have it checked out. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a ruptured spleen so mild that you live 3-4 years without knowing it?

Yes: ruptured spleen comes in various grades from mild to severe. Most mild to moderate stages are managed with bed rest and observation. A mild grade one could go unnoticed and therefore untreated. ...Read more

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What determines if hereditary spherocytosis is mild, moderate or major and spleen removal is needed. ?

What determines if hereditary spherocytosis is mild, moderate or major and spleen removal is needed. ?

Depends on: size of spleen, severity of anemia, and presence of gallstones. You need to consult with a hematologist for advice regarding options for treatment, including operation. ...Read more