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In multiple myeloma does the absence of osseous lesions mean anything?

In multiple myeloma does the absence of osseous lesions mean anything?

Yes it does: Smoldering myeloma or mgus can produce high levels of m- protein but that does not require treatment. If there no bone lesions, you do not meet the criteria for myeloma yet, so active treatment for myeloma is not indicated unless you have bone lesions or other signs and symptoms of myeloma, (often called 'crab' criteria for instituting treatment.). ...Read more

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My ct(abdomen & pelvis) results are: -hypodensity in the midline of prostate measuring 10 mm -suspicious osseous lesions what should I read from it?

My ct(abdomen  & pelvis) results are: -hypodensity in the midline of prostate measuring 10 mm 
-suspicious osseous lesions 
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May be stone...: Prostate stones of various size and amount are common, usually scattered in the vicinity between its central and peripheral zones, and usually carry no clinical significance such as not associated with cancer or infection. So, it may be just stone and leave it alone. But, if indeed highly suspicious for something unusual, follow the instructions of your doctor. Otherwise, don't worry for now. ...Read more

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I'm considering getting osseous surgery done this friday. What can i expect?

I'm considering getting osseous surgery done this friday. What can  i expect?

Osseous surgery: is usually done by a periodontist. adequate anesthesia and sedation are used. After the access to the bone is established the dead bone and tissue are removed and the area is cleaned. The site is covered with a periodontal pack or dressing for healing and comfort. Instructions are given and explained. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does chronic osseous in my lungs mean?

What does chronic osseous in my lungs mean?

Inflammation: Chronic ossification is most likely due to some irritation to your lungs that caused some minor scarring. Dies not sound like an active problem needing more testing now. Make sure you repeat the test in 6 months to make sure this change is not an active process, eat healthy ! ...Read more

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What does 'prominent osseous spur that projects laternally bet left middle and inf turbinate to contact the lateral wall of left mid nasalcavity' mean?

What does 'prominent osseous spur that projects laternally bet left middle and inf turbinate to contact the lateral wall of left mid nasalcavity' mean?

Septal spur: The most common osseous spur that projects between the middle and inferior turbinate arise from the bony septum. If this spur is obstructing the nasal cavity and causing difficulty in breathing through that side of the nose, a septoplasty can be performed by an ENT surgeon with good results. ...Read more

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What is a posterior osseous protuberance from the posterior aspect of the odontoid?

What is a posterior osseous protuberance from the posterior aspect of the odontoid?

Odontoid protuberanc: What is being described is excessive bone growth on the odontoid which is a bone unit at the top of the spine, at the base of the skull. If this extra bone is causing compression on the spinal cord then it might been to be removed. If there are no symptoms then one would just followed it with MRIs. ...Read more

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Well circumscribed 1.5 x 2 on right side vertebral osseous hemangioma , what can be done?

Well circumscribed 1.5 x 2 on right side vertebral osseous hemangioma  , what can be done?

Talk to your doctor: If it is a true hemangioma, then you may not need to have anything done. Usually these are benign lesions that do not need treatment. However, you should see your doctor or a Neurosurgeon to make sure that it is not something more concerning or that might need treatment. ...Read more

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Waiting for appt w/ pulm trying not to over think can please explain "osseous density adjacent to rib" on cxr? I have sharp pain off on in area of rib

Waiting for appt w/ pulm trying not to over think can please explain "osseous density adjacent to rib" on cxr? I have sharp pain off on in area of rib

Osseous density: The radiologist who read would probably be the best person to ask. My guess that there may be some bone island adjacent to the rib - something you may have been born with. Usually, it is fairly well differentiated from any malignancy by the way it looks. If in doubt, a ct scan of the chest is usually the next step in helping sort it all out. ...Read more

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What are the results of an osseous surgery on the teeth?

What are the results of an osseous surgery on the teeth?

Osseous surgery: can reshape the alveolar bone to fill holes created by periodontal disease. As a result, the treated teeth will look longer and remain in your mouth for a long time. ...Read more

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What is osseous bridging after cervical fusion ? Fused c3-c4

What is osseous bridging after cervical fusion ?
Fused c3-c4

Bone between two dis: This means there is an osseous (a bone) connection between the two vertebrae you had surgery on. Since the two are connected, have bone growth into it and attached it is called a bone bridge ...Read more

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My doctor commented the Osseous structures are remarkable for mild degenerative changes of the spine. What does that mean?

My doctor commented the Osseous structures are remarkable for mild degenerative changes of the spine. What does that mean?

Incidental findings: The bone parts of your spine have early signs of wear or age frequently asymptomatic this is a normal report for those over thirty your facet joints may have light sclerosis and spurring ...Read more

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What does marrow edema or focal osseous lesion mean on an MRI?

What does marrow edema or focal osseous lesion mean on an MRI?

Marrow edema: means abnormal fluid or swelling in the bone marrow. This is a nonspecific finding in and of itself, and can be due to numerous causes spanning the mundane to the malignant. Focal osseous lesion is also a generic descriptor of a focal abnormality of bone. It doesn't imply either benign or malignant. You need to talk to your doctor about it, ...Read more

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A follow up MRI states marrow edema or focal osseous lesion. Have pain & weakness lots of it. What should be the next step in figuring what going on?

A follow up MRI states marrow edema or focal osseous lesion. Have pain & weakness lots of it. What should be the next step in figuring what going on?

Not enough...: information. What body part was imaged? How large is the area of abnormal MRI signal? What did the initial scan show and how has this changed? Over what time frame have any changes occurred? Where is your pain? Where is the weakness? How have these changed over time? First thing to do is talk to the physician who ordered this test for you. You and s/he can make a further plan from there... ...Read more

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Clivus bone tumor fiber-osseous what are the symptoms ?

Clivus bone tumor fiber-osseous what are the symptoms
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Clivus bone tumor: “Fibro-osseous”? Do you mean fibrous dysplasia? These tumors are very rare. Symptoms: headache (sometimes severe) near base of back of the skull. Pain made worse by moving the head/neck. Possible visual problems because of weakness of a nerve (cranial nerve #6) that controls eye movement. The eye will cross inward toward the nose. Anyone with these problems should see his/her doctor. ...Read more

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High grade osseous neural foraminal stenosis with cervical spondylosis mean?

High grade osseous neural foraminal stenosis with cervical spondylosis mean?

Pinched nerve: Cervical spondylosis is arthritis in the neck. Foraminal stenosis means narrowing of the space where the nerves exit the spinal canal, in this case caused by bone spurs from arthritis. After they leave the neck these nerves form the three major nerves of the arm, controlling feeling and movement. Stenosis can cause pain, weakness, numbness or tingling in the arm or hand. High grade = severe. ...Read more

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What are osseous structures and why would they be "remarkable for patient age" on a CT scan? Is that bad or good?

What are osseous structures and why would they be "remarkable for patient age" on a CT scan? Is that bad or good?

Bones: Osseous structures refer to bony structures such as the skull, spine and bones of the limbs. I suspect what you are seeing is a typo. It is common for radiology reports to read "osseous structures are unremarkable". Please confirm with the Radiologist that interpreted the exam. ...Read more

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