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I had blood work done due to 1.4 cm pancreatic lesion. A/G ratio is 0.9 low and amylase 24 low. What could it mean?
Abdominal organ. It is digestive organ: it secretes enzymes into the small bowel which break down food and help its absorption. It is also an endocrine organ: it produces hormones involved in sugar control and control of digestion. Insulin is one of these hormones. Diabetics either lack Insulin (type 1 diabetes) or have inadequate ...Read more
Needs evaluation.: A reading of an ultrasound saying that you have an echogenic lesion simply means that there is an area of the pancreas that reflects ultrasound differently than the rest of it. It may turn out to be unimportant, but it is certainly something that you should have your doctor evaluate. Further testing may be necessary. Good luck. ...Read more
GB removed in oct. Days ago, MRI showed "tiny punctate cystic lesion in pancreatic tail." What could cause this? I have no history of pancreatitis.
I've had two ultrasounds done now and both times they have found a hyperechoic pancreas lesion measuring at 5 mm. Should I be concerned?
Concerned: Yes, until the doctors checked your ultrasounds and a hyper-echoic pancreas a second time, it is OK to contact your doctor and insist on more specific information and advice. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
1.7 ×1.5 cm of hypodense multiseptated cystic lesion detected on pancreas. Can send across the report on email.please advise on the state and next ste?
Cystic lesion: Yes, please send the report to me "email@example.com" and I will try and see what the pancreas issue might be. ...Read more
There is a lesion my pancreas found during sono of abdomen. I have large 3.6cm gallstone. Is this related?
A voluminous lesion in the tail of the pancreas also encompassing the greater curvature of the stomach,12cm tumor.is dangerous fibroscopy?operated?
Cystadenoma: This size lesion expanding to stomach can not be the classic adenoCa. It is probably an islet cell neoplasm or more likely cystadenoma. Since the latter almost always converts to carcinoma, resection of distal pancreas, spenectomy since splenic vein always involved and partial gastectomy must be performed. Laparotomy should be used and depending on path, chemo may be needed PO. ...Read more
What is, or could be, a 1cm possible cystic lesion on head of pancreas verses dilated distal common duct? Should i be worried?
At your age, no: Lesions on the pancreas can be serious, but in young people are usually not. It may be a cyst or may be a dilated common bile duct due to an obstruction such as a gallstone. You should not be too worried, but you do need to get it further evaluated, usually with an endoscopic ultrasound exam or a repeat scan. ...Read more
28/f.MRI for other purpose, showed a "tiny punctate cystic lesion in the pancreatic tail." Really no detail. Have to wait for dr appoint. Suggestions?
Watch carefully: A tiny punctate cystic lesion in tail of pancreas probably is benign. Most cystic lesions will grow and be evaluated by aspiration and analysis of fluid by CEA and CA19.9. If quesionable an ERCP amd duct brushing can be performed for cytology. Otherwise re examination by MRI in 4 mo to see if growth occurs. ...Read more