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Had dat scan to check for parkinson. It ruled out Parkinson's but results said mild parenchymal atrophy. Im 42 is that normal?

Had dat scan to check for parkinson.  It ruled out Parkinson's but   results said mild parenchymal atrophy.  Im 42  is that normal?

Not meaningful: Difficult to tell without seeing the scan, or knowing what the underlying neurologic problem/neurologic history is, but it may be a throw away line that is not objectively quantitated. ...Read more

Atrophy (Definition)

Atrophy usually refers to the skin-as you get older or if you have had alot of sun in the past-the dermis (that is the layer below the top layer which is called the epidermis) gets thinner and the skin looks more wrinked. Muscles and fat can also get thinner -this is another form of atrophy. Even the top layer gets thinner ...Read more


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What are the consequences of atrophied right testical?

What are the consequences of atrophied right testical?

Poor function.: If a testicle has atrophied, then there is a loss of function is that testicle. How much function is lost depends on the degree of atrophy. Functions of the testicle are sperm and testosterone production. Fortunately, if the other testicle is normal, then there should be no impact on overal fertility or hormone levels. It's important to protect the remaining testicle if playing contact sports. ...Read more

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What is bifrontal atrophy?

What is bifrontal atrophy?

Atophy means loss: Of structure or wasting. I assume this is in reference to brain imaging, so they are saying the front portion of the brain on both sides has lost volume. ...Read more

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How we can cure atrophic testes?

How we can cure atrophic testes?

See answer: Testicular atrophy, or shrinking of the testicles, can be due to a variety of causes, including: congenital abnormality, injury, prior infection (mumps), old age, medications (steroids, testosterone, chemotherapy), varicocele, etc. Most causes of testicular atrophy are irreversible unless medication is the cause in which case stopping the medication and restoring proper hormone balance may help. ...Read more

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What is left ventricular atrophy ?

What is left ventricular atrophy ?

Ventricular atrophy: Left ventricular atrophy is a reduction in size of the left ventricle of the heart, the chamber of the heart responsible for pumping freshly oxygenated blood to the rest of the body. People with this condition can experience a number of health complications, and there are treatments available to arrest or reverse the atrophy. ...Read more

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How is atrophic glossitis diagnosed?

How is atrophic glossitis diagnosed?

Atrophic Glossitis: This condition is diagnosed with a complete medical and dental history and a visual diagnosis. A biopsy can help rule out other conditions if the diagnosis is atypical and unclear. There are many causes and therefore a physician would need to evaluate you. ...Read more

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What's parenchymal echogenicity kidney?

What's parenchymal echogenicity kidney?

Ultrasound: The term describes the sonographic characteristics of the kidney tissue. When the cortical echogenicity is increased the kidney looks brighter. This is a finding usually associated with various chronic renal parenchymal disease. When decreased can represent swelling from acute infection or renal vein obstruction. ...Read more

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Cure of diffuse renal parenchymal disease?

Kidney: None, all you can do is protect the remaining portion of your kidneys under the care of a nephrologist. ...Read more

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What is diffuse renal parenchymal disease?

What is diffuse renal parenchymal disease?

Kidney Disease: "diffuse" means all over the kidney, "parenchymal" means the solid part of the kidney that filters the liquid waste products out of the blood, and "disease" means something is wrong. Typically "diffuse parenchymal disease" means an overall medical problem with the kidney, such as diabetic nephropathy, or post-streptococcal nephritis. In the pediatric world we use this term slightly differently. ...Read more

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Is an atrophic hole in your retina serious?

Is an atrophic hole in your retina serious?

Atrophic hole, No: An atrophic hole in the retina is usually not considered to be dangerous. A full thickness atrophic hole can be treated with laser to stabilize it if the surgeon feels that it is a threat and may progress to a detachment. If it progresses to a detachment, that is serious. ...Read more

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What is chronic renal parenchymal disease ?

What is chronic renal parenchymal disease ?

Renal disease: Chronic renal parenchymal (P) disease refers to damage to the renal parenchyma, as opposed to the renal blood vessels. Before this condition can be treated, the underlying cause of the kidney damage must be determined, as this can dictate which treatment regimen is most appropriate. HBP and diabetes are some of the causes of P. ...Read more

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What is parenchymal Concretion in prostate?

What is parenchymal Concretion in prostate?

Stone-like in glands: What you referred to are stones inside prostate glands which may happen to some men with a widely variable degree but fortunately bearing no clinical significance with infection or cancer. So, do not worry but treat symptoms in urinary or genital tracts if any. More on life reality? Go to articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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Billiteral grade-1 renal parenchymal changes.

Billiteral grade-1 renal parenchymal changes.

Need age: Any medical illness. What is the renal panel test and eGFR. Those information together will give a better picture of kidney function ...Read more

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How long one can live with renal parenchymal?

Re-ask: This is not a complete question. You do not understand what " parenchyma" is. ...Read more

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how to heal diffuse liver parenchymal disease

how to heal diffuse liver parenchymal disease

Depends on the cause: The term means a disease process affecting the entire liver. The ability to heal liver disease depends on the specific cause in a given patient and the degree of damage thats occurred to the organ. If the condition is early and hasn't progressed to an advanced stage of cirrhosis(scaring and destruction of liver tissue) it may be partly reversible. There are MANY causes of liver disease. ...Read more

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What are the signs of multiple system atrophy?

What are the signs of multiple system atrophy?

MSA: There are three subtypes of MSA.MSA-A (Autonomic Dysfunction),MSA-P (Parkinsonism),MSA-C (Cerebellar Dysfunction). MSA Signs are Cogwheel Rigidity, Bradykinesia (Slowness of Movement), Autonomic Dysfunction (urinary incontinence, Orhtostatic Hypotension, Vertigo,etc.), Dementia, loss of postural reflexes in the first 1-2 years, no or sub therapeutic response to Levodopa & seldomly tremor. ...Read more

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Heterogeneous gland due to parenchymal disease?

Heterogeneous gland due to parenchymal disease?

Hashimoto's : Hashimoto's thyroiditis can cause this. What is your tpo ab level? You may be sensitive to dairy and wheat as well. Dairy, wheat and sugar grow e.Coli which can release inflammatory substances that aggravate auto-immune problems. Quinoa is the best grain if soaked 8 hours and rinsed well before cooking. See kelly mcgonigal's book, the will power instinct for successful life style changes. ...Read more

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Pap showed atrophic pattern, what does this mean?

Pap showed atrophic pattern, what does this mean?

Low estrogen: Atrophic patterns on pap smears are usually associated with decreased estrogen levels. Low estrogen levels are found in women that are either going into, or already in menopause. ...Read more

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Usg wa shows liver parenchymal disease..how to cure?

Usg wa shows liver parenchymal disease..how to cure?

Liver Ultrasound: Hi, if I want to have a wild guess with this little info has been provided I would say you possibly have Fatty Liver, lose weight, eat right, exercise more, take fish oil and that should help the liver. For further information regarding that Parenchymal dx you better talk to the ordering physician as there are lots of various diseases that could involve the liver. ...Read more

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How will i know if I have renal parenchymal disease?

How will i know if I have renal parenchymal disease?

Several findings: Blood chemistry values, serum creatinine and BUN measure renal function.In addition ultrasound of kidneys can show diffuse increase in echogenicity of the kidneys.Renal parenchymal disease is damage to outermost internal region of the kidney where filtration and urine formation occur.The causes of renal parenchymal disease autoimmune, infection, obstruction, stones, lupus, sickle cell disease etc. ...Read more

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What are the ways of curing RENAL PARENCHYMAL DISEASE?

What are the ways of curing RENAL PARENCHYMAL DISEASE?

Non-specific: I suspect that you may have read the results of a renal ultrasound that mentioned "renal parenchymal disease." This is just a suspicion (not a diagnosis) and must be clinically correlated. All this means in radiology is that your kidney tissue appears more dense than the liver tissue on ultrasound and may be suggestive of some kidney changes. Please see your local nephrologist for clarification. ...Read more

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What is renal parenchymal disease and how is it treated?

What is renal parenchymal disease and how is it treated?

Depends on the cause: There are many different types of renal parenchymal diseases.Some have spesific treatments some do not.Progressive disease usually results in transplant or life time dialysis. ...Read more