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Does an MRI result of "minimal nonspecific periventricular deep white matter intensities" correlate or rule out an autism diagnosis in a 3yr old girl?
Not correlation: Should discuss with the neurologist on what it likely represents . But I can tell you it is not known to have a significant correlation with autism by itself e.g this finding is a well established determinant one way or another is not so. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Xray, clinical signs: Not really. On radiograph sometimes pneumonia is consolidation or density on radiograph. Atelectasis or volume loss can some times have similar appearance. Clinical symptoms and physical exam should be considered in determination of proper clinical diagnosis ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When igf-1 is high and gh are normal rule out the possibility of Acromegaly? Or get more complicated the Diagnosis?
Unlikely: Acromegaly as a result of excessive GH is extremely rare and symptoms are not straight forward but you can look them up. The IGF-1 is a good screening test for GH excess but if it was only mildly elevated the normal GH would be reassuring. After you read up, please discuss with the doctor who ordered the tests because it can be complicated ...Read more
Depends on test: Depending on the original test that was performed, it is unlikely that a diagnosis of CF will be made later in life. Most of the testing that is done today is highly accurate. If you are referring to yourself, at age 31, if the diagnosis of CF has not yet been made, and you have been relatively healthy all of your life, i would say it is unlikely you have it. ...Read more
Hello. I've been sent to several specialists to rule out other possible causes/issues in order to reach a true diagnosis of CRPS. I have seen a cardiologist who said my issues were not vascular in nature. Considering what I'm dealing with, would it behoov
What type of specialist do I have to see to get a POTS diagnosis or rule out? Is it a neurologist or a cardiologist? Thanks!
POTS: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome is typically a cardiologic diagnosis. ...Read more
How long does coca ethylene stay in your liver? Clean for 15 years now diagnosis with MS? Does norm echo and stress test rule out heart damage? Used for 3yrs
Ct shows slightly enlarged mediastinal node. What is best way to rule out malignancy. Stage 2B bc diagnosis 4/13. Calcifications on thyroid. Cysts on liver?
See Endo and Oncolog: You report calcifications in the thyroid. This should be evaluated by and endocrinologist. If small (micro) calcifications it is more concerning and given h/o breast cancer should be evaluated by your oncologist to make sure not a recurrence. Imaging can help and depending on site of lymph node biopsy might be possible for more definitive answer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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- Cannot rule out anterior infarct
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