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Is unremarkable a good thing or a bad thing?

"Unremarkable": Means that nothing is wrong. So it is a good thing. ...Read more

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What does bladder is unremarkable mean?

What does bladder is unremarkable mean?

It means. .: It usually means its normal. It also means the organ, in this case the bladder, is unremarkable as visualized on the specific modality under question. It also means the interpreting radiologist didn't see anything abnormal for him or her to comment on. Its usually a good thing. ...Read more

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I had an emg and results show 'unremarkable'. What does that mean?

I had an emg and results show 'unremarkable'. What does that mean?

Nothing: Electromyogram and nerve conduction studies identify where nerves have been damaged and/or are undergoing repair.  unfortunately, these studies cannot detect sites of chronic pinching (impingement), which is painful but does not alter neural tissue nor cause positive study data.  these tests cannot rule out chronic impingement, which is common. See my board on quora. Com about this medical issue. ...Read more

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Can an us be misread? I have l ovary pn for about 2 months and it is getting worse. The us result came back 'unremarkable'

Can an us be misread? I have l ovary pn for about 2 months and it is getting worse. The us result came back 'unremarkable'

Yes, but: Yes the ultrasound can be misread - but more likely the cause for your pain was not evident on the ultrasound. Many women with endometriosis have pelvic pain, sometimes severe, and most often an ultrasound would appear "unremarkable". ...Read more

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Aerodigestive tract unremarkable what kind of dr do I need?

Aerodigestive tract unremarkable what kind of dr do I need?

ENT SPECIALIST: Aerodigestive tract includes oral cavity, sinonasal tract, larynx, and esophagus
except esophagus which is treated and checked by gastroenterologist, and all others need an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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What does "unremarkable" mean in an echocardiogram?

What does "unremarkable" mean in an echocardiogram?

Likely normal: Often times unremarkable means likely normal or if no important medical consequences in medical jargon. ...Read more

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What does this mean "the visualized bony thorax is unremarkable"?

What does this mean "the visualized bony thorax is unremarkable"?

Radiologist talk: This means th radiologist didn't see any fractures or dislocations in the chest x-ray or ct scan. ...Read more

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What does this mean? "There is a moderate amount of attached grossly unremarkable mesoappendix noted" this is in the surgical specimen report

What does this mean? "There is a moderate amount of attached grossly unremarkable mesoappendix noted" this is in the surgical specimen report

Normal finding: The mesoappendix is a piece of connective tissue attached to the appendix.
"Grossly unremarkable" means 'seems to be normal based on unaided (naked eye) visual inspection.

I assume this is from a surgical pathology report. They are saying that the specimen received by the lab had a normal-appearing piece of (mesoappendix) connective tissue attached to it. ...Read more

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Have lump on LH rib feels like I have a person pushing on it. Cut scan said 5mm mass but also said unremarkable dr said its probly nothing really?

Have lump on LH rib feels like I have a person pushing on it. Cut scan said 5mm mass but also said unremarkable dr said its probly nothing really?

Hard to say: Without seeing the picture, it's hard to say why they called a "mass" and then said unremarkable. On a side note, little bumps on rib cage are frequently nothing but need to make sure. ...Read more

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How long would it take for TB test marks to go away? Mine came back neg but the mark went from unremarkable to large and red after 4 days now. Thx.

How long would it take for TB test marks to go away? Mine came back neg but the mark went from unremarkable to large and red after 4 days now. Thx.

TB Test: There can be several reasons why a TB test takes longer to reactt. If you do have a large reaction as you describe you should go back to your doctors office to show it to them as theymay decide it is a delayed positive test ...Read more

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Why was one of my ovaries removed when my pathology report stated that the cyst was in fact benign. My ovary appeared unremarkable and was functioning.?

Why was one of my ovaries removed when my pathology report stated that the cyst was in fact benign. My ovary appeared unremarkable and was functioning.?

Ask your MD: There are a lot of factors like the size or how much of the ovary was involved in the cyst. Only your md will be able to answer your question. ...Read more

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Husband had a prostrate ultrasound and report said; measurement 49 times 39 times 30, contained some internal calcifications, and is mildly prominent. Otherwise unremarkable exam. Is this concerning?

Husband had a prostrate ultrasound and report said; measurement 49 times 39 times 30, contained some internal calcifications, and is mildly prominent. Otherwise unremarkable exam. Is this concerning?

No: This sounds like a pretty unremarkable prostate ultrasound. The prostate is on the large side; calcifications are common and not concerning. Depending on what else is going on, this seems overall reassuring. ...Read more

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What does it mean " doctor says soft bony tissues are unremarkable?

Normal: "unremarkable" is a fancy way of saying normal. Basically it means that the doctor reading an image (x-ray or other) did not see anything abnormal. ...Read more

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What's a difference between normal study and unremarkable study on patient ultrasound or MRI reports?

What's a difference between normal study and unremarkable study on patient ultrasound or MRI reports?

Essentially same: These terms for results are essentially the same and mean the reports are basically normal. It is simply a different way of a radiologist reporting their analysis of the study. ...Read more

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I have an "unremarkable" pituitary MRI but think something is wrong with my hypothalamus. Would hypo affect pituitary?

I have an "unremarkable" pituitary MRI but think something is wrong with my hypothalamus. Would hypo affect pituitary?

Yes: Hypothalamic dysfunction is a problem with the region of the brain called the hypothalamus, which helps control the pituitary gland and regulate many body functions. ...Read more

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Terminal ileum biopsy: unremarkable ileal mucosa. Negative for active/ chronic ileitis, no granulomas seen. Meaning? Good? Bad? Thanks

Terminal ileum biopsy: unremarkable ileal mucosa. Negative for active/ chronic ileitis, no granulomas seen. Meaning? Good? Bad? Thanks

Sampling: It is good that there was no pathology in the tissue biopsied. Please keep in mind that the pathologist can only tell you what was in the tissue that was removed, not what is the rest of the body. Lesions in Crohns can be patchy and you need to follow your doctor's advice about follow-up care. ...Read more

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MRI: "There is mild-mod right foraminal narrowing on the right side at L4-L5. The dural sac and contents appear unremarkable" What does this mean?

MRI: "There is mild-mod right foraminal narrowing on the right side at L4-L5. The dural sac and contents appear unremarkable" What does this mean?

The foramen is: The opening through which a nerve root exits the spinal canal. When it is narrowed, usually by degenerative arthritis and/or a disc herniation, it can pinch or squeeze the nerve root going through it, possibly causing symptoms. In your case it would be the right L4 nerve root. The dural sac is the membrane surrounding the spinal cord. ...Read more

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Mild prominence of cortical sulci at the top of the calvarium reflecting minor involutional change. MR brain without constrast otherwise unremarkable.

Mild prominence of cortical sulci at the top of the calvarium reflecting minor involutional change. MR brain without constrast otherwise unremarkable.

MRI Result: This as with all tests should be evaluated by the ordering physician who has the patients history, exam findings and reasons for ordering the study in hand. This allows appropriate interpretation of the study. ...Read more

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Got my chest x-ray result and the impression is unremarkable chest study? What does it mean?

Got my chest x-ray result and the impression is unremarkable chest study? What does it mean?

Means no problem: On chest x-ray, but that doesn't mean you don't have a clinical problem, that's why clinical correlation is important, and any study should be read within a clinical context, the ordering physician would explain better, best wishes ...Read more

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Minimal increased nonspecific signal in brain white matter. Unremarkable MRI of the brain. Can this be nothing in a 26 yr old?

Minimal increased nonspecific signal in brain white matter. Unremarkable MRI of the brain. Can this be nothing in a 26 yr old?

Yes: It can be nothing. Lets take a step backwards though. There must have been a reason for getting the MRI.
Migraine headache can be associated with tiny punctate white matter changes. Perhaps a bit of clinical information and a look at the scan might be in order. If you can do this I would be glad to help. Www. Healthtap. Com/drericweisman ...Read more

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I have fatty infiltration of the liver substance the pancreas appers unremarkable and the liver gallb;adder and biliary appears normal.?

I have fatty infiltration of the liver substance the pancreas appers unremarkable and the liver gallb;adder and biliary appears normal.?

Many possible causes: "fatty liver" can be seen in many situations such as obesity, alcohol use, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, problems with high triglycerides. However, it can eventually lead to problem called NASH and ultimately to cirrhosis of the liver if not treated. Treatment usually involves identifying the reason for the problem and treating accordingly. ...Read more