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What are splenic calcified granulomas? How are they treated?

What are splenic calcified granulomas? How are they treated?

Histoplasmosis: We consider histoplasmosis a fungal disease. The calcifications suggest it is now healed. Yoru physician can help guide you in the full evaluation or have you see an infectious disease expert. ...Read more

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I have constant upper left abdominal pain that affects my everyday quality of life. I have splenic granulomas how can I fix the pain?

I have constant upper left abdominal pain that affects my everyday quality of life. I have splenic granulomas how can I fix the pain?

May need surgery: If your splenic granulomas are causing the pain, and only you and your surgeon can decide if this is the case, surgery to remove the spleen could cure this pain. Please consult with your doctor! ...Read more

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My catscan showed I have a fatty hepatic CT density changes & also says something about splenic calcified granuloma. What does this mean?

My catscan showed I have a fatty hepatic CT density changes & also says something about splenic calcified granuloma. What does this mean?

See answer: Low density fatty liver is common and often asymptomatic. It may be metabolic or related to medications. Talk to your dr and likely correlate with liver function tests to be certain. Calcified splenic granulomas are also common, asymptomatic and indicate exposure /prior infection. ...Read more

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What does granuloma in the spleen mean?

What does granuloma in the spleen mean?

Usually TB or histo: These are usually walled-off infections. Here in Kansas City, it's really common to have these thanks to the histoplasmosis. ...Read more

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Small granuloma in spleen,single 8mm uterine fibroid,leucocytes of 95 and erythrocytes of 74 in urine,pain on right side but no action taken. Worried?

Small granuloma in spleen,single 8mm uterine fibroid,leucocytes of 95 and erythrocytes of 74 in urine,pain on right side but no action taken. Worried?

Not sure: well, I dont have all the info BUT I can tell you the 8mm(not cm,right?) fibroid is NOT worrisome, nor is the spleen granuloma.both are old. not sure if you have something brewing in the urine, but not sure. If you've been released, hydrate!!! you may be passing a tiny kidney stone too little for them to find. then followup w ur doc if u are not getting better... good luck! ...Read more

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Erythema nodossum, granulomas in lung, liver, spleen. Now chest pain, sternum pain, liver enlarged -fatigue & flushed cheeks often. What could this b

Erythema nodossum, granulomas in lung, liver, spleen.  Now chest pain, sternum pain, liver enlarged -fatigue & flushed cheeks often. What could this b

Mgt: There are many possible causes including a variety of infections, autoimmune disease and malignancy. A biopsy provides diagnostic information. I would suggest blood work to include an autoimmune disease panel, sed rate and CBC, differential and plts. ...Read more

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What is granuloma?

What is granuloma?

Small nodule: Doctors use the word "granuloma" in different ways. Pathologists may be the most precise in their use. It's basically a collection immune cells (macrophages) that are in a tight knit ball - could be either from an infection or not. There may be some necrosis in the granuloma. ...Read more

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What is a granuloma please? Tysvm

What is a granuloma please? Tysvm

A term used to: Describe a collection of inflammatory cells and most commonly caused by an infection of tissue. Granulomas are commonly found in the lung tissue which most of the time is the result of fungal infection. There are different types of granulomas depending on which tissue they develop in and what infection caused the formation of granulomas. Overall, they are considered benign lesions. ...Read more