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Submandibular Mass Differential Diagnosis
Does apple core stricture with mass and few lymph nodes on ct always mean a colon cancer diagnosis or other possible differential diagnosis?
Likely: But you need a biopsy. Nothing is for sure ...Read more
0.61 x 0.34 x 0.48 cm well marginated hypoehoic soft tissue mass is noted at right submandibular area representing a lymp node. What does it means?
That is: A common place to normally have lymph nodes. The size alone is not sufficient to determine whether it is abnormal. The shape/morphology and other features such as symmetry help determine whether it is abnormal. So, just the fact that there is a lymph node there doesn't mean there is something abnormal. Talk to your doc about the results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Submandibular region demonstrate a mid echogenicity mass 15 mm in length with a central vascular hilum. Meaning? Causes?
I have sjogren's syndrome. I have had enlarged submandibular glands on both sides. Ct scan report suggested no mass or stones found. Is biopsy needed?
I have a painful dense mass near my mandible area (post-auricular area). It's not hard as bone but it's firm and tender. What could this be?
Too much to mention.: Fibromyalgia is a complex condition with associated allodynia or severe pain on pressure points which are widespread in the body, the differential diagnosis include depression, other types of myofascial pain stress related muscle spasms. Rather tan differential diagnosis, fibromyalgia is associated with a lot of somatic conditions like tmj. It usually is associated with sleep disturbances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RLQ Pain: Long list including diverticulitis, crohn's disease, pelvic inflammatory disease, cholecystitis (gallbladder), ovarian cyst or twisted ovary, colon cancer, kidney stone, perforated ulcer, pancreatitis, bacterial infection and urinary tract infection to name a few. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thyroid disease: graves or toxic nodular goiter;
thyroiditis: subacute, post partum, "hashitoxicosis;
very rarely thyroid cancer, or pitutary tumor making tsh.
Taking too much thyroid hormone (beware of "herbal" supplements.
Trophoblastic disease during pregnancy.
The diagnosis is usually graves, toxic goiter, or thyroiditis. ...Read more
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CAT or MRI: The presence of an adnexal mass suggests a primary ovarian lesion. One must be sure there is no ongoing malignancy in organs such as breast or rectosigmoid colon with spread to ovary and appearance of an adenexal mass. If a primary in ovary considered, excision of lesion required for histologic dx and treatment planning. ...Read more
SIDS: Sids is sort of a diagnosis of exclusion -- when no other cause of death is found at autopsy. Sometimes the infant has died because of suffocation when bed-sharing with an adult and sometimes it is found that the infant had an undiagnosed cardiac defect or had an infection. Sids is most common betweeen 2-4 mo of age, winter season, and the infant may have had symtoms of a mild respiratory illnes. ...Read more