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Multiple Echogenic Foci
Complex cystic hypoechoic nodules right parotid gland with internal vascular septations &calcifications Echogenic foci Biopsy in future. Inconclusive?
Are Few tiny scattered nonenhancing T2/T2 FLAIR hyperintensities involving periventricular/ subcortical Zones supratentorial compartment bilat normal?
MRI: You can talk to your doctor about what this finding means in the context of your clinical picture, but usually what you are describing is an incidental, age-related finding that is probably of not much concern. ...Read more
F,48. Pls detail(1)"nonspec hyperintense FLAIR foci involving L.parietal+bilateral.frontal.lobes" +(2)"signal void along main intracranial vasculature?
Radiology terms: This is specialized radiology terminology and isn't helpful by itself. The radiologist should provide a conclusion at end of report as to what it all means. This must then be interpreted in context of what symptoms led to study in first place. Too much for any of us to answer in this format. Talk to the doctor who ordered the study. Good luck. ...Read more
What do thyroid US results mean? Homogeneous echogenicity. Multiple nodules bilaterally, no cysts ID'd. Heterogeneous parenchyma w/bilateral nodules.
Thyroid nodules: Did they measure the largest nodules? Thyroid nodules are fairly common, and the vast majority of them are not cancerous, but if one is above 1 cm, a biopsy may be considered (there's some variation in how thyroid nodules are managed). Some can give you hyperthyroidism. I'd speak with your doctor or an endocrinologist about further steps. ...Read more
MRI showed moderate supratenatorial white matter disease suspicious of demyelinating process. Multiple nodular foci periventricular Could you explain?
Concern for MS, But: Phyllis, talk to the doctor who ordered the MRI, since he/she can interpret the MRI in the context of the symptoms that brought you to the clinic. In some cases, periventricular white matter lesions are the result of migraines, old head trauma, neuron migration issues, or MS. It is hard to know from just a description of the MRI which is the cause. Good Luck and Stay Healthy! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ultra sounds result enlarge size w/multiple small hyperoechoic nodules,there are some calcification foci,no areas of degeneration?
Ultrasound of what?: Need more information and what the question is. Thanks ...Read more
The ultrasound report says "bilateral ovary are bulky with multiple peripherally arranged small follicles and echogenic stroma". Anything serious?
Possibly: This pattern may be seen with poly cystic ovaries. Ask your doctor to discuss with you and tell him or her of any abnormal hair growth on your body ...Read more
Multiple calcified densities at pelvis could represent phleboliths versus distal uretral lithiasis?
Bulky uterus with focal lesion welldefined heterogenous mass within measure 3.4*2.7cm in maximum dimension with small calcifi foci within,cause colic?
Colic-no: However, you must carefully follow up with your GYN to rule out a spreading tumor. ...Read more
Ovoid subcutaneous hypoechoic focal lesion size1.6x0.9 echogenic central hilum. Minimally enlarged reactive node in neck.ultra sound 2012. Concern??
Lymph nodes: are normal structures. If they are mildly enlarged, it is usually due to benign causes. If it has been stable since 2012, in all likelihood it is of no concern. ...Read more
Lung CT scan impression: multiple small nodules largest 6mm ill-defined semisolid noncalcified medial left upper lobe ?
Lung Nodules:: It is fairly common for people to have benign lung nodules that are incidentally found on ct scans. Would recommend a follow-up scan in a few months just to make sure they are not growing. If you smoke, please stop! but, i wouldn't be too worried about these small lung nodules. Check back with your physician for a follow-up plan. ...Read more
Diffusely heterogeneous thyroid gland with multiple bilateral hypo echoic micro nodules. Increased vascularity.
What does this ultra sound result mea?
Thyroidologist: A thyroidologist or endocrinologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you about your thyroid status and ultrasound findings and to determine whether a needle biopsy and/or referral to a thyroid surgeon is advisable. As a rule multiple nodules are more apt to be benign as opposed to a single cold nodule in males. Follow-up in these cases are also important even after the first consultation. ...Read more
45 yo f MRIs: .
2009:3 foci of white matter hyperintensity. Possible remote small vessel ischemia
2015:scattered areas of hyperintensity.
Hard to know: Radiologists are trained to report on images without knowing anything about a patient. This way, everything gets included; even findings that are normal for most people. For a person with family history of early onset dementia and cardiovascular disease, for example, these findings could be meaningful. You can consider a virtual c/s w/ neurologist to review the images and in context. ...Read more
1.5x0.6x1.1.1cm ill defined heterogeneous hypoechoic area w/internal vascularity no calcification found on heterogeneous right thyroid lobe. Explain?
Thyroid nodule: You need to see your endocrinologist for interpretation of this. A 1.5 cm thyroid nodule probably should be biopsied, although the likeihood of this being cancer is low (probably less than 10%). A nodule among a multinodular gland is less of a concern, as is a nodule in a hashimotos gland. All this needs to be examined. ...Read more
Few Scattered 2-3 mm T2 Hyperintense non-specific supratentorial foci involving subcortical white matter. This was my MRI impression. please explain?
Nonspecific: Nonspecific findings are nonspecific. Small whilte mater lesions are common and can be due to local ischemia ( lack of blood flow) or inflammation or small infarcts. In the absence of clinical findings they are likely nothing to worry about. What was the reason for your MRI? If vasculitis or M.S is a concern, your doctors will followup and you should get repeat MRI. ...Read more
Had an ultrasound done last week and the results showed multiple echogenic foci identified in the liver and spleen. Major concern or not?
Report says multiple echogenic foci in gall bladder along with higher Hdl and LDL cholestrol above 220 can it be cured if yes what is the treatment ?
Gallstones : On ultrasound echogenic foci in the gallbladder are gallstones more than likely. Hi cholesterol levels require statin therapy. Taking out the gallbladder is the usual therapy for gallstones. Laporoscopic cholecystectomy is overnight surgery. Oral medication used long ago takes quite some time if it works at all ...Read more
Usually gallstones: This is a description of ultrasound appearance of stones in your gallbladder. ...Read more
Typical gallstones;: earlier stage. The "echogenic foci" are tiny gall stones along the wall of the gall bladder. This is also the stage at which the gallstone dissolving medications: URSO, Ursodiol, or Actigall may be helpful along with reducing cholesterol (a high percentage of gallstones) using both statins (Crestor+Zetia best track record) & LCHF (NOT LFHC) foods to optimize lipoproteins & help dissolve these. ...Read more
I am a trainee of radiology & have a query. "what can be the reasons of multiple tiny echogenic foci throughout the liver both central & peripheral.
Tiny echogenic foci: The most common cause of "tiny echogenic foci throughout the liver" is punctate calcification secondary to prior granulomatous infection. Certain organisms are more common depending on what part of the world the patient has lived. Alternative considerations include gas bubbles within the biliary tree (pneumobilia) or the portal veins. There are differentiating imaging features. ...Read more
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What does focal tiny echogenic foci whithin the liver pranchima mean for 2month old baby ( he was born on his 7th month “premature”) ?
A virtual consult with uploaded summary, image reports and image may be helpful.
Sometimes premature infants have areas of premature organ development and these findings may reflect this or other related complications such as infection. ...Read more
My diagnosis was: gallbladder is partially distended, showing two echogenic foci , not casting posterior acoustic shadowing , measuring 3.0 mm.
Polyp or cholesterol: Gall stones cast acoustic shadows , with out as you describing , may be polyps , which have high incidence of malignant transformation in a large polyp, or cholesterol deposits , causes severe cholecystitis. As in strawberry gb either way in a symptomatic case surgery advised please speak to your doctor. ...Read more
Is liver showing diffuse increased parenchymal echogenicity with 2 small calcific foci in right lobe measuring about 2.5mm each is something to worry?
Detail scan shown echogenic foci noted in left ventricle. Ob said no prob but will observe. Wanna know if it is harmful to bb? Anything should I know?
Sir in my Sister's report she got normal uterus size but shows a hypoechoic lesion of 13*13 mm with tiny echogenic foci seen in the anterior uterine?
Can lpr cause an echogenic hypervascular lymph node with hila and a few foci ? Biopsy no cancer found
U/S report hypoechoic solid ill-def wider than tall thyroid lesion w/punctate echogenic foci, TR5, however it is only 4x4.8mm, worry about cancer?
The radiologist's report on my knee's ultrasound says "few echogenic foci adjacent to medial and lateral menisci". What does/could this mean exactly?
Second opinion: Is a good idea. An ultrasound can be submitted to http://conciergeradiologist.Com in the next month for reevaluation. The provided description is sufficiently vague as to encompass things as small as crystal deposits in the joint all the way up to fatty or gouty masses. They say pictures are worth a thousand words for a reason! ...Read more
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