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Ultrasound Guided Aspiration Breast Cyst
Persistant focal asymmetry in right breast on both view. Ultrasound found fluid cyst but is smaller in size to focal asymmetry in mammogram. Worry?
Follow directions.: Just follow directions from you DR, but make sure you do go in for followup. ...Read more
An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
Abnormal cells found in breast cyst on cytology. Cannot be seen on ultrasound due to aspiration so cannot do biopsy. Would MRI help?
Yes.: If the MRI is negative the likelihood of cancer is less than 2%. If an MRI is not obtained, a follow up ultrasound examination should be obtained and, if the cyst recurs, a core needle biopsy of it may be indicated. I assume you have had a mammogram? If not, one should be obtained. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a complex breast cyst, and why would an aspiration, and core needle biopsy be recommended?
BIRADS 3: BIRADS 3 is defined as probably benign, with ...Read more
A bloody breast cyst aspiration, cytology negative but surgeon concerned as it was chunkier than expected. Why is chunky a concern? What does it mean?
Last year I had a breast cyst aspirated (benign). There is another cyst in that same area this year. Do I need another aspiration?
Aspiration of complex breast cyst did not resolve vertical indentation in breast. What next? Still waiting for pathology report from aspiration.
Biopsy: sounds like it needs to be biopsied ...Read more
Sometimes.: There are lesions that can be determined with a high level of assurance to be benign and lesions that can be determined to be malignant.. There are also many lesions that cannot be determined with a high degree of certainty with these sstudies alone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had a breast cyst monitored every six months. now mammo say it has undefined borders. going for follow up mammo and ultrasound. cancer likelihood?
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
1. The removal of a gas or fluid by suction. 2. The sucking of fluid or a foreign body into the airway when drawing breath. 3. A surgical technique used in the treatment of cataracts of the eye, in which an incision is made into the cornea, the lens capsule is severed, and the material of the lens is fragmented and ...Read more
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