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Pelvic Calcifications Phleboliths
CT - "Adxenal mass" "Calcifications in the pelvis may indicate vascular phleboliths". What test can confirm this? Is an adxenal mass the same as cyst?
Yes,: an ovarian cyst is in the category of adnexal masses, but so are other ovarian and paraovarian masses . Generally the next step in the evaluation would be pelvic ultrasound to characterize it as a cyst or not. Phleboliths are common incidental findings and usually of no clinical concern. ...Read more
Please tell me what does "calcified phleboliths are present in the lower pelvis bilaterally" mean?
Small calcified vein: These can be seen on a cat scan (sometimes a plain x-ray). They are small veins, sometimes that get benign clots that become calcified. Not much of a worry. ...Read more
Have calcified vein in pelvis.Radiologist report says unidentified ideology.( Also have kidney stones) Isn't that a phlebolith? Why then have a CT ?
Not sure.: Sometimes a phlebolith can't be differentiated from a distal ureter stone on xray, and a CT is done to make the distinction. Perhaps the calcified vein is a larger vein than the small veins associated with phleboliths, and further evaluation is needed. But I can't be sure based on limited info. Try discussing the need for a ct with your doc. ...Read more
What causes Phlebolith Calcification? I was in a car accident 2 years ago with abdominal trauma caused by my safety belt. Could that be the cause?
Idiopathic: No one knows the cause, but they are not clinically significant. MVA not the cause ...Read more
Hi doctors, can you tell me what is mild right pelviectasia and pelvic phleboliths on the left side?
Radiology findings: A phlebolith is a small local, usually rounded, calcification within a vein. They are of no clinical importance. Pelviectasia can be a reference to dilation of the vessel in the pelvis. ...Read more
Benign: Small benign calcified veins in the pelvis occasionally seen on x-rays. They're pretty common and of no concern. ...Read more
On a CT says phleboliths in pelvic and contracted bladder... But i want to know more what is contracted urinary bladder? Does this need to be check?
Contracted: Bladder means that it is not distended. It is empty of urine. Normal finding unless you have symptoms of bladder spasm or infection. Ask your doctor for any treatment that you might require. ...Read more
I recently had a CT that showed an under distended bladder and pelvic phleboliths. I am 4 years out from papillary thyroid ca. Should I be concerned?
No: Papillary thyroid cancer if removed and treated by an endocrinologis tis of no concern. Pelvic phleboliths are common. As far as the bladder issue you may want to discuss with your doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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