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Punctate Calcifications Adjacent To The Post Lumpectomy Site
There is mild hyperintensity on the FLAIR images along
the posterior medial margin of the resection bed, likely related to
gliosis. Please explain!
Flair on xray: hello ~ there is just not enough information to answer this question and this is not the right venue for that. You would be better served to make a consult appt and SPEAK to the doctor with an accompanying fuller description of problem with the WHOLE of all PATH REPORTS you have and not snippets, if you want the best response we can offer, in what sounds like a serious case.thanks ...Read more
A lumpectomy means removal of a breast lump. It frequently is used in relation to removal of breast cancer. However it can be generalized to removal of other lumps or imaging abnormalities also. Other terminology such as excision, wide excision or a partial mastectomy usually may mean the same thing. If it is done for breast cancer frequently it needs to be ...Read more
Ct results: "ankle joint effusion extending into posterior ankle joint recess, larger than previous CT scan" what will the surgery be to fix?
Small pleomorphic adenoma(<2cm) on postero inferior part of superficial parotid gland.traditional incision needed?anyone do micro parotidectomy in ct?
Traditional incision: Pleomorphic adenoma of the superficial lobe of parotid requires removal of the superficial lobe. This operation is not performed on the lobe per se but on identifying the facial nerve and its branches and lifting the lobe off the nerve. The incision is designed to give landmarks that define the trunk of the nerve as it comes out of the stylomastoid foramen. Procedure this way is under 1 hr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"mri:ncmr and cemr brain evaluation reveals hyperintense lesion in the lateral ventricle with solitary metastasis to the brain" is this cancer?Thanks.
Maybe: If you have a history the the illness then maybe. If not then this would need to be evaluated. I suggest this be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more
Axillary lymph node dissection 2008/ lumpectomy, then bi-lateral mastectomy. The left side still painful at the site of sentinel. Is this normal?
This from a CT scan , clinical history of sarchodsis opinion: 5.7-cm posterior mediastinal soft tissue mass abutting the left side of the t7 through t9 vertebral bodies and elevating the descending thoracic aorta anteriorly. Differential considerations in
Cystic lesion, 4mm size, in anterior oropharyngeal walls, benign imaging characteristics, may be related to tiny retention cyst. My options to remove?
Is it normal to have CT scan say stable increased lobulated density in anterior superior mediastinum may represent residual disease vs thymic tissue?
Mediastinum: Of course it depends on many factors. It's normal to see thymic tissue until early 20s is seen in fewer than 50% of people over 40. This density can be possibly be anything including normal, reaction to infection, thymic cysts, or hyperplasia from systemic disease. Fortunately it is stable, but a conversation with your doc and radiologist would be the best thing moving forward. ...Read more
Post neck dissection and head lesion removal. Mets from head to neck. Path results: malignant epithelioid and spindle cell neoplasm-english please. ?
Provisional: This is a preliminary report while the pathologist does more work to get the exact nature of the tumor settled down. I suspect this will turn out to be a carcinosarcoma. This is a difficult case and your physician will probably want several pathologists' signatures on the final report. ...Read more
Hyperchoic nodular area in the liver anterior to the main portal vein measuring up to 1.4 cm. What?
Radiologist's opinio: There are some fleshy benign conditions like hamangiomas, lipomas, cysts in the liver-congenital, cysts related to dog tape worms -hydatid cysts. Some are hyperechoic and some are hypo.If it is a single nodule , cirrhosis (scarring) is less likely as multiple nodules like this occur most of times. Do you have alcohol use, drug induced liver damage .Radiologist's opinion first, then get your dr's. ...Read more
Is ancillary breast tissue the same as axillary? I'm referring to proteinaceous material and small bilateral pleural effusions.
No: What you describe is not ancillary breast tissue ...Read more
My dad had a nuclear bone scan. Nuclear bone scan findings:
there are several focal areas of isotope accumulation in the region of the
sacroiliac joints bilaterally which correspond to lesions noted on the CT pelvis consistent with bony me
Possibly metastases: Nuclear bone scans usually demonstrate areas of increased bone metabolism, the bone reacting to a stimulus, such as tumor, fracture, infection, etc.Bone scan is very sensitive but not specific. Ct and MRI are cross sectional imaging that can more specifically identify the pathology and characterize the abnormalities on bone scan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Advanced adenoma at the splenic flure region and the distal transverse was removed and retrieved.Is this pre-cancerous?
Adenoma: Only the pathologist can tell you this. Get the path report and then lets do 2nd opinion. ...Read more
Pearshaped posterior right cardiopherenic angle draping around suprahepatic ivc likely representing pleuropericardial cyst
On CT scan report what?
There is a lobulated soft tissue mass noted in the para aortic region involving the ports hepatis. The mass is inseparable from the head of the pancreas. This lobulated mass measures approx 10.8 x 8.2 CM axially.. What does this (likely) indicate? Cancer
Possibilities: A lot depends on the age of the patient. If it is a young woman, the most likely cause is called a pseudopapillary tumor. These generally have a good outcome. Other possibilities include pancreatic adenocarcinoma, neuroendocrine tumors, or benign processes like pancreatic rests, duodenal diverticuli, or cysts (pancreatic or biliary). Depending on the appearance, a biopsy is often helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a 1.5cm rim calcified lesion adjacent to the splenic hilum,there are prominent lymph nodes measuring 2.2cm?
Suspect infection: It may be old infections since there is calcification. You did not sya where you a re form but certain fungus infections are in certain parts of the country. The insert picture can suggest Arizona and we think of coccidiomycos. It you lived in the Ohio -Mississippi river valley we woudl consider histoplasmosis. What did your physicians tell you? ...Read more
Excision of Tumor soft tissue located deep underneath subcanteous tissue attach to outer table of skull, I'll be put to sleep for procedure I'm worrie?
3 years post op (hem. Stroke): larger hypodense zone temporoparietal-right with enlargement of the right ventricle ex vacuo; any prognosis? Tnx
"Hole" in the brain: This is just an imaging description of the hole in the brain where the hemorrhage happened. These areas usually fill in with cerebrospinal fluid (csf). This will not change or worsen your condition over time. The prognosis depends on whether you keep your stroke risk factors (especially blood pressure) under control (preventing another stroke is the goal). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which may have more post op pain/recovery time for the patient: a sinus lift or a connective tissue graft of the palate with adjacent tooth regraft?
Ct results: low-density lesion in the left lobe of the thyroid gland likely reflecting a small region of colloidal degeneration or cyst more in nxt q?
Likely benign: This sounds like a benign thyroid cyst; thyroid cancers are generally solid tumors. If there were any reason for concern your doctor would order a followup ultrasound or needle aspiration; this does not sound concerning. ...Read more
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