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Normal Parotid Gland Size
Dentist said salivary ducts are clogged in mouth. Submandibular salivary gland increases & decreases in size. Adjacent lymph node swollen. Infection?
Salivary flow scan suggests moderate left&right parotid glands, moderate right submandibular&severe left submandibular. Is it concerning in sjogren's?
Sjögren's syndrome: Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease most common to diagnose among females over 40's but can affects others as well. Was your biopsy taken from lip as a part of sjögren's diagnosis? It seems that you had related tests already run, so interpretation of the gathered data of exams will be presented to you. It is best to discuss this with your own doctor rather than generic online advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Meaning? 1.1 cm soft tissue density and hypermetabolic activity in deep rt parotid gland, SUV peak 3.7.
HYPERMETABOLIC MASS: The fact that you have this information reveals that you have had a study (or someone else has). The meaning of this test is that there is a mass that is very active metabolically--it uses a lot of energy--. This could be a hyperactive portion of the parotid gland or possibly a malignancy. It certainly needs to be followed and hopefully whoever ordered the test will follow up on it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should submamdibular glands be felt about the size of a walnut? Ct scan said no andenopathy of nodes and salivary glands unremarkable
Submaxillary: No. Sometimes they are benign.Get a more detailed answer ›
I ve pleomorphic adenoma in parotid gland.dr performed fnac..does fnac spread tumor cells..scared.size is 1.5cm.entire gland needs removal?
thyroid u/s showed mildly heterogeneous echotexture of thyroid glan mild cervical lymphadenopathy small hypoechoic nodule rep parathyroid adenoma ?
Very common problem: Thyroid nodules are very common. We do not know why they appear. They normally do not cause functional changes in the thyroid. Once they are found, thyroid labs are done and ultrasound is used to evaluate. Those over 1 cm often get biopsied with fine needle aspiration biopsy. Luckily, about 95% of nodules are benign. ...Read more
Graves/Thyroiditis: Most commonly this is due to graves disease or thyroiditis. In both of these cases your immune system attacks your thyroid and tries to kill it, because it thinks it is foreign, like a virus. However in graves disease the antibodies that attack the thyroid actually stimulate receptors that make it grow and produce too much thyroid hormone. In thyroiditis the immune cells infiltrate the thyroid. ...Read more
Small thyroid, heterogenous in echotexture. no mass. ? small nodularity inferior lobe. RT nodule or heterogeneity gland. need interpretation
May need follow up : The provider who ordered the study should have been able to explain the findings to you and whether or not you need any follow up. There is a possibillity you may need a follow up test that looks at whether the areas of nodularity are active hormone producing tissue or whether they are cold spots in the thyroid. Cold spots often have to be looked at in more detail. ...Read more
Breast ultsound reports a prominent lymph node 7mm on short axis, retains normal echogenic hilum,prominent retroareolar duct. What follow up is needed?
Why did you get one: At your age mammograms are not recommended unless you have a high risk to develop breast Cancer. So tell us the history and what did your doctor advise you to do next? From my perspective, I do not find these changes alarming. Recheck with mammography is discretionary depending on your family history and risk factor/s. ...Read more
Enlarged submandibular lymph nodes, each 1 cm in size. Negative CT scan, normal blood work. Excisional biopsy showed conglomerated but soft. Cause?
More information: Not enough information to help. Make sure you are being managed by an ENT-head and neck surgeon. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Many hypodense nodules of the thyroid are benign. ...Read more
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