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Sacrum x-ray shows a few small black dots on lower pelvic bone & 2 large white encapsulated spots in pelvic space, what could these anomalies be?

Sacrum x-ray shows a few small black dots on lower pelvic bone & 2 large white encapsulated spots in pelvic space, what could these anomalies be?

Xray: xrays of the sacrum also will show signs of gas and particles in the large intestine. An xray takes 3 dimensions and reduces it to 2 dimensions, overlaying multiple structures into a flat image, distorting things to some degree. Pelvic phleboliths (vascular calicifications) are common. The sacrum also has foraminae where nerves pass, which may appear as dark spots. ...Read more

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Sacrum (Definition)

Below the lumbar spine and above the tailbone or coccyx lies the sacrum. The sacrum is part of the spine and interacts with the pelvis ...Read more


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Mri of the lumbar but the radiologist didn't remark on a white round spot at the anterior sacrum s3 region. ?

Mri of the lumbar but the radiologist didn't remark on a white round spot at the anterior sacrum s3 region.  ?

3 possibilities: There are 3 things in imaging studies that a radiologist won't mention: normal anatomy, "artifact" (false spots, lines or shadow caused by machine error/interference), and things that are simply missed because radiologists are humans. You could discuss this with the doctor who ordered the study who may be able to contact the radiologist to inquire, or seek a second opinion if still concerned. ...Read more

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My 11 month old has a constant bruised spot on her sacrum, been there about 6 wks. She has mild developmental hip dispaxia, could it be related? Thank

My 11 month old has a constant bruised spot on her sacrum, been there about 6 wks. She has mild developmental hip dispaxia, could it be related? Thank

May be: Bring her to see her pediatrician and discuss further with the doctor. She may need to see a pediatric hematologist for further work-up of the bruising and to evaluate whether there is any bleeding disorder like von willebrands disease etc.. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had taken 72 hr pill on 2nd of january and now from 8th of january I am having black blood spot.S till today. What to do?

I had taken 72 hr pill on 2nd of january and now from 8th of january I am having black blood spot.S till today. What to do?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thotoughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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What causes dark spots on the cheeks?

What causes dark spots on the cheeks?

Spots: This could be from acne, acanthosis nigricans, melasma. You should see your dermatologist for the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is there any danger at all to squeezing spots?

Depending on what: Type of lesions the spots are there may be danger involved. Consider having these lesions medically evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of infiltration of the sacrum diffusely?

What is the meaning of infiltration of the sacrum diffusely?

Radiologic findings: This is terminology a radiologist would use to describe changes on imaging that appear to spread throughout the sacrum (bone between waist and tailbone). The cause of the changes can sometimes be determined by the images but often requires a biopsy or other tests. ...Read more

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Spots in my head?

Spots in my head?

SPOTS IN HEAD?: How long have you had them? What color are they? Do they hurt? Do they itch? How big are the spots? Do you take any medications? How old are you? Where in your head? ...Read more

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Spots on my back?

Spots on my back?

"back spots": "back spots" are quite common in males in their 20's. A family practice or internal medicine doctor can often determine if the spots are benign. For questionable spots (e.g. Malignant melanoma), a dermatologist should be consulted. ...Read more