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Osseous Metastatic Disease
Abnormal focal osseous uptakes are identified in the right proximal clavicle and the right scapula with corresponding osteolytic and blastic findings on CT are consistent with metastatic disease. Cancer?
Spread of disease : Metastatic is a term used to describe a disease that has spread from its initial point. It is primarily used with regards to tumors that have started to arise at multiple places in the body, most frequently by spreading through the bloodstream. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was diagnosed with metastatic disease and have to go to dana farber tomorrow for mammgram. What does metastatic disease mean?
It has spread: It means it has spread outside where it originated. Hope this helps. ...Read more
When a pet scan report says "no other evidence of metastatic disease." does that mean there was evidence of it somewhere in the body, but nowhere else?
Metastatic disease: Pet scans are imaging studies that look for subtle signs of increase metabolism in the body. Cancer cells have an increased metabolism compared to regular cells. If there are no spots of increased metabolism beyond where the cancer started then there are no signs of metastatic disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different lesions: A sarcoma is a malignant lesion arising from connective and not glandular tissue such as visceral leiomyosarcoma of uterus or stomach. metastatic disease represents spread of tumor that may arise from a sarcoma or carcinoma, lymphoma is a malignant form of blood cellular disease and paraganglioma is the benign form of the lesion arising from nerve tissue. All represent different forms of disease. ...Read more
Can you tell me if someone has metastatic melanoma, do they have lymphoma or is that completely different disease?
Different: Lymphomas and melanomas are different diseases.Get a more detailed answer ›
My brother has been diagnosed with metastatic renal cell carcinoma stage 4. Am i at risk of this disease . Is this cancer rare?
Metastatic carcinoma in ovaries & in pelvi(peritoneum). Confirmation of Metastatic disease from Ca Gal, Now she has Stage IV. Go for chemo or no.
Ct states innumerable tiny and very small pulmonary nodules appreciated. Does this mean metastatic disease?
Ct report says"nonspecific enlarged lymph node.No gross necrosis by this study to suggest metastatic disease or neoplasm otherwise."do i need a bx?
Likely not.....: Based on what you told me thus far, my index of suspicion is quite low....Best to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
Hx breast ca, US spleen meaning?: Multiple hyperechoic solid lesions, indeterminate nature. Hemangiomata possible but metastatic disease not excluded.
Can the blood work be normal by having lymphoma or metastatic disease? My blood was ok beside the d dimer which was 1.78. no bl.clots found in leg/arm
Can be normal: Lymphoma is a condition associated with malignant changes in lymphocytes. In order to have elevated serum markers which of themselves are only about 60% accurate in diagnosis, the tumor must contain a tumor antigen on the surface which when shed into the blood is the so called marker. Lymphomas dont have any such marker. Other tumors shed a carbohydrate marker which can rise with inflammation . ...Read more
Multilobulated pulmonary mass w/calcifications in left upper lobe. Neoplastic disease vs inflammatory/infectious process. rule out metastatic disease ?
In general...: IN GENERAL, a multilobulated mass is more likely malignant, one with calcifications is less likely. As in much else, size matters, with bigger being more worrisome. If you're smoker, more likely malignant, if from place of endemic TB or histoplasmosis, risk of chronic infection rises. You'll need to be evaluated by a pulmonologist, who will very likely recommend biopsy. ...Read more
Are there any diseases that can cause lesions on multiple organs (liver,brain,pancreas,etc) besides metastatic cancer?
Benign biopsies in Nov. Chance of Cancer? Recent PET fu- 1.7 cm non calc. lung nodule. Intensity greater than blood pool. Concern for malignancy. 2 mild FDG avid L hilar & L prevasc. media.lymph nodes. Concern for metastatic disease of L lung malign.
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