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Radiologist wrote- lucency in distal fibula doubtful signifance (left leg). What does that mean?

Radiologist wrote- lucency in distal fibula doubtful signifance (left leg). What does that mean?

A benign lesion.: Bone lesions can be 'soft' or 'hard' (lucent or sclerotic) on xrays depending on how much calcium/phosphorus content. Both types can be benign or cancerous. Radiologists evaluate a bone lesion's borders, size, location, any associated findings, number, and few other variables to determine whether it falls in the benign or malignant category. Sometimes its a normal anatomic finding as well. ...Read more

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My mom had a tumer in the left leg(upper tibia). Biopsy has been done. What could it be?

My mom had a tumer in the left leg(upper tibia). Biopsy has been done. What could it be?

Many possibilities: You mother could have a primary bone lesion or a metastatic bone lesion. Correlation with the x-ray findings is essential for a correct diagnosis. Primary bone tumors include Osteochondroma,Giant cell tumor,Osteoid osteoma,Osteoblastoma and Enchondroma. In my experience more often than not a bone lesion is a metastatic lesion, a tumor that has traveled from somewhere else. Biopsy results soon. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my mom had a tumer in the left leg(upper tibia).biopsy has been done.?

What do you suggest if my mom had a tumer in the left leg(upper tibia).biopsy has been done.?

Wait for result: You will have to wait for the biopsy result and grt advice from her doctor from there. ...Read more

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I'm looking for a nyc orthopedics that deals with special surgery/injuries since i crushed my tibia femur on my left leg. I'm a nypd officer in pain?

I'm looking for a nyc orthopedics that deals with special surgery/injuries since i crushed my tibia femur on my left leg. I'm a nypd officer in pain?

Pain: There are several routes you can take on your own. Call a local hospital and ask for a referral , call the local medical society and see if there is a referral service. If that fails , call an orthopedist and ask if they do that or can make a referral. ...Read more

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So, I have had a small minor crack on the fibula of the left leg. I have put on a cast on jan 3rd just after the incident. when can i remove the cast.

So, I have had a small minor crack on the fibula of the left leg. I have put on a cast on jan 3rd just after the incident. when can i remove the cast.

Fibula: it the break is in the shaft, you should be able to walk on it now. If it is down around the ankle, about 6 wks, but you could use a walking boot after 3 wks. ...Read more

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