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Mouth Lesion Biopsy
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
If a biopsied 1.7 x 1.2 x 1.0 CM isoechoic nodule (nonspecific) turns out cancerous, wouldn't the biopsy itself break the enclosure and spread cancer?
No: Biopsies are performed by either fine needle aspiration FNA) or core biopsy. Both techniques are specifically designed to prevent any contamination along the track of the needle. FNA uses suction to pull tissue into a syringe. Core biopsy uses a shield that is pushed down over the needle before it is withdrawn. There have never been any instances of these techniques causing spread of the tumor ...Read more
White patch on buccal mucosa and biopsy report says: chronic inflammation, hyperplastic squamous epithelium, what is that mean?Will it become cancer?
Oral Biopsy: The best answer that you can get should be answered by the doctor who requested that a biopsy be taken. He should have received a report from the laboratory that evaluated the cells and established the diagnosis. Rather than speculate, contact that doctor as soon as you can to ease your mind and know what to do next. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Biopsy done on nodule by tonsil states "reactive lymphoid hyperplasia with focal squamous metaplasia." does that mean I have oral HPV (oral warts)?
Biopsy from ulcer on right cheek mucosa : invasive moderately differentiated keratinising squamose cell carcinoma. What does it mean & is it curable ?
This is cancer: And it needs to be treated. Often, surgery is the mainstay of treatment, but chemotherapy and radiation are also used. It depends on a number of factors including overall health. Whether or not it is curable also depends on a number of factors that can only be answered by your treating doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Endoscopy impression:gastric mucosal abnormality char. By erythema. Erythematous duodenopathy. Both biopsied. What are we looking for?
Lesion on mammogram. Nodule on xray. Clear ct. Swollen lnodes. Likely cancer? Lump w/o mobility nor pain. Pain @ site of nodule. Biopsy? Smoker 20 yr
Pigmented lesion ..Back...Biopsy sheets dermoepidermal junction nests pigmented bland looking round cells &nuclei.......Whats diagnosis plz?
Sounds benign: This description sounds like a benign mole or what a pathologist would call a junctional nevus. There should be a final diagnosis on the report in addition to the description. Doesn't sound worrisome or atypical to me. ...Read more
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
Mucocele: Had lip spot. I asked for biopsy. Results = benign Possible lichenoid reaction re trauma. Now small Mucocele (?) at biopsy spot. Next?
Usually a bone: Biopsy is done on a a bone with a symptom (pain) and an x-ray abnormalitity (dissolved bone. Lytic; sclerotic, bone, blastic) indicating metastasis or fracture. The biopsy can obtain tissue if the source is occult. A bone marrow biopsy is done to assess anemia, look for leukemia, and sometimes another marrow disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Male 90, biopsy done for buccal mucosa lesion, there was bleeding during biopsy, could cancer spread through bleeding to other organs?
It varies: The level of discomfort experienced can vary considerably. Different people have different pain tolerance. Inflammatory nodules are likely to be more tender than cysts or tumors. Different doctors choose different size needles. Some use lidocaine, a local anesthetic, some do not. Most patients experience a level of pain similar to what they feel while getting an IV started. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sore throat, mouth lesions 2 months. Mouth BX said leukoplakia,dysplasia,candida. Now large non tender nodes in posterior triangle. Low wbc. Reactive?
Immunodeficiency : I'm worried about your overall health. To have those biopsy findings you mentioned is a concern, now if you have enlarged lymph nodes I wonder if this is connected to your earlier presentation. Hopefully your primary doc is working hard to help you out. I hope u can see an ID doctor as part of it all- I would be very interested to know "what" your immune system is or isn't doing-and know how2 help ...Read more
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
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