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CT - "Adxenal mass" "Calcifications in the pelvis may indicate vascular phleboliths". What test can confirm this? Is an adxenal mass the same as cyst?

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

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Please tell me what does "calcified phleboliths are present in the lower pelvis bilaterally" mean?

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

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Have calcified vein in pelvis.Radiologist report says unidentified ideology.( Also have kidney stones) Isn't that a phlebolith? Why then have a CT ?

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

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Are pelvic calcifications similar to phleboliths?

Are pelvic calcifications similar to phleboliths?

They can be: The most common causes of calcification in the pelvis include phleboliths, arterial calcification from vascular disease, and infarcted fibroids in the uterus (very common in postmenopausal women). ...Read more

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I have pelvic phleboliths. What does that mean?

I have pelvic phleboliths. What does that mean?

Not much: pelvic phleboliths are calcifications seen on xray. they are not really associated with a disease or serious medical condition. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is mild right pelviectasia and pelvic phleboliths on the left side?

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

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is punctate pelvic phleboliths?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is punctate pelvic phleboliths?

Benign: Small benign calcified veins in the pelvis occasionally seen on x-rays. They're pretty common and of no concern. ...Read more

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What is phleboliths in deep right pelvic area. i went in to er with back lowrr pain. but they say it was back pain. i did have blood in the urine. ?

What is phleboliths in deep right pelvic area. i went in to er with back lowrr pain. but they say it was back pain. i did have blood in the urine. ?

Phleboliths are: small calcifications in blood vessels which are usually benign. Occasionally they may be mistaken for kidney or ureteral stones or vice versa. ...Read more

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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?

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

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