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Symptoms Of Calcified Granuloma
No: Calcified granulomas, especially the ones in the lungs, should not be removed - this would be an incredibly invasive procedure with risks that far outweigh benefits. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Exposures: Over the course of ones life, we can be exposed to many things that will cause our body to react to them and form a type of scar. A granuloma is the remnant of the bodies reaction to something and is not worrisome. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Immune response.: A calcified granuloma is a type of inflammation. Some lung infections (like fungal infections) will trigger a response in the body in which the person's immune system surrounds the invading organisms with specific cells that form discrete clusters in attempt to wall the organism off from the host tissue. Over time, these can calcify. Non-infectious foreign material can also cause granulomas. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Old inflammation.: A granuloma is a type of inflammation. Granulomas can arise in response to some infections and to other inflammatory processes. This process is generally not associated with malignancy. When described as 'calcified', (like in an xray or ct scan), the reader of the study is generally indicated that the process is mineralized and is usually of long standing. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
In a recent chest xray report says "Stable small calcified granuloma left apex.What does this mean?
Non active disease: Granuloma is usually related to tuberculosis, histoplasmosis, or coccidiodomycosis. Human body makes granulomatous reaction to organism. If calcified, small, and not changing usually means that it is inactive disease. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Typo: This is probably a secretarial error for "calcified granuloma with focal caseation". ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
My wife had a calcified granuloma in leftparieto occipital sulcus along with minimal perilesional gliosis. And she is getting seizures for this proble?
Probably: Many types of brain lesions, such as a calcified granuloma, brain tumor, or vascular malformation, can cause seizures. This happens when the lesion causes irritation to the surrounding brain tissue, which can cause electrical activity that can build into a seizure. Antiseizure medications are helpful in most cases, but if they are not, surgery may be indicated. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
NO: They're present in practically all adults - it's part of breathing the air for 52 years. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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