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ultrasound shows bilobed cyst in right parotid gland, 3.5 x 2.5 x 2.2
Its thin walled and has anechoic fluid. Texture is homogenous. serious??
Not likely: The ultrasound is an great tool for identifying cysts which are almost always non cancerous. ...Read more
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
Can you tell me what my ultrasound results mean. A superficial lymph node measuring 1cm in the right parotid gland. Is re active in nature.
Inflammation: Reactive means inflammatory probably related to viral or other infection. Ultrasound usually shows some vascularity or hyperemia to node. Usually node disappears with time. Usually lymph nodes one centimeter or less are benign. ...Read more
I found a lump near my ear. Ultrasound result back as 12mm benign lymph node and fatty replaced nodes in perotid gland. What could this be?
Parotid gland swell, CBC ok, USN revealed R/L normal but 5.6mm hypoechoic lymph swell on R side plus hopoechoic bilateral upper cervical. how serious?
Likely inflammatory: The ultrasound findings of small lymph nodes suggest reactive processes, likely in response to parotid gland inflammation. That said, pls check with MD if your constellation of other symptoms are inflammatory or infectious, and if not or if persistent, you may need other tests to rule out other causes of swelling and small nodes. Tests may include Fine needle aspirations and pathology examination. ...Read more
I have a cyst on the left parotid gland nd i don't have any other systoms like dry mouth the only systoms i've is a swelling what does this mean?
Needs evaluation: 80% of parotid lesions are benign meaning 20% are malignant. Has there been an ultrasound or MRI to confirm it is a cyst? Cystic parotid lesions could be benign lymphoepithelial lesion, warthins tumor, etc. Some cysts may harbor cancers in the wall so suggest ultrasound and needle drainage of cyst and needle biopsy of any tumor in the wall. Suggest ENT eval. Dry mouth not always present ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could be the cause of swelling in right parotid/coronoid area for five years? The protrudes are wide open, irritating, andhave mild pain. Ent said it is not cancer and dentist said it is not tmj. I have tried antibiotics, nsaid, flexeril, bite guard,
Myfather is 58 ysold, recently hedeveloped a small rounded swelling in the left parotid, he has no associated symptoms, what could it be& required invest?
Parotid mass: Hello, lesions within the parotid gland do indeed require further investigation. A trip to yourent doctor will help identify what you are dealing with. 80% of the masses within the parotid are benign in nature so odds are with you that it isn't a malignancy. Regardless, it must be evaluated with possible imagery, biopsy and excision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sialadenitis: Is the swelling of a salivary gland. It could come from a stone blocking the exit of saliva which in turn causes the gland and then the surrounding tissues will swell too! i would recommend drinking lots of water, then grab some sour hard candies and while sucking on these candies, massage the swollen gland with a warm wash cloth. If this doesn't do the job, then see your ENT for abx and steroids. ...Read more
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