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What is a hilar mass?

What is a hilar mass?

Hilum: The hilum is the area in each lung where the great vessels and the airway meet. Typically a hilar mass refers to enlarged lymph nodes. Lymph nodes follow blood vessels. So where there are blood vessels there are lymph nodes. A hilar mass can either represent infection, inflammatory area or a malignancy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is small vessel disease?

What is small vessel disease?

Age related.: The term " small vessel disease" is usually used to describe chronic changes seen on cat scans or mris of the brain. They do not represent stroke, aneurysm, or other significant findings. It is more common to this in the studies of aged people. ...Read more

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What is small vessel ischemia?

What is small vessel ischemia?

Ischemia: Ischemia means inadequate blood flow. This can happen because the large size blood vessels are narrowed. It can also happen with normal large vessels and abnormal small blood vessels causing the inadequate flow. This is 'small vessel ischemia'. We don't have surgery or stents for 'small vessels' at this time. ...Read more

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What is small vessel vasculopathy?

What is small vessel vasculopathy?

Inflammation: This is a pathology term related to inflammation and at times occlusion of blood vessels. In the central nervous system including the brain it can occur in the context of any process that increases inflammation. It is thought to contribute to neurodegeneration. There are a wide variety of conditions that can lead to it. Stay safe! ...Read more

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What is the purpose of a 4 vessel angiogram?

What is the purpose of a 4 vessel angiogram?

Cerebrovascular flow: Many different reasons to evaluate cerebrovascular blood flow. A 4-vessel angiogram is meant to study both anterior (carotid) and posterior (vertebro-basilar) circulation to the brain. This can be to evaluate pathology, intervene endovascularly, or plan for open surgery in some cases. ...Read more

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Can a popped blood vessel itch?

Can a popped blood vessel itch?

Yes.: If what you mean by a popped vein is a bulging varicose vein then itching can be due to the varicose vein. Other related symptoms could be aching, cramping, burning, heaviness and pressure. You should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation with a venous reflux examination. ...Read more

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How do ateromatous plaques clog vessels?

How do ateromatous plaques clog vessels?

Fat in artery walls: Atheromatous plaques form when soluble fat and cholesterols cool and collect on vessel walls where pre- existing damage has occurred. Diet restriction, oral omega 3 fish oil helps keep in soluble form to transport to muscle to burn thus not coat vessel walls. ...Read more

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What are degenerative blood vessel diseases?

What are degenerative blood vessel diseases?

Atherosclerosis: Atherosclerosis of blood vessels is the major degenerative disorder. ...Read more

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What does "blood vessel abnormalities" mean?

What does "blood vessel abnormalities" mean?

Many: Abnormality could be in size, shape, number, thickjness, location and many others. ...Read more

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What does visible neck vessel pulsations suggest?

What does visible neck vessel pulsations suggest?

Likely normal: People with a more lean body habitus had less tissue covering the vessels. As such, it can be normal to notice a pulsation in the neck. There are some conditions where pulsations can be abnormal (eg. Aortic insufficiency), but it is unlikely the case given your age. ...Read more

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What are most prevalent vessel inflammatory conditions?

What are most prevalent vessel inflammatory conditions?

The most common.: Either giant cell arteritis or vasculitis associated the sle. Many, many other conditions can cause vasculitis including post-viral illness, bacterial illness, and perhaps a 100 more autoimmune conditions. The two mentioned first are the most common. ...Read more

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How to surgically removal of a portion of a blood vessel?

How to surgically removal of a portion of a blood vessel?

Depends: Are you planning to do this in your own home surgery area? Small blood vessels and most veins can have a portion excised with no concern about circulation. Larger arteries may require a graft or some other means to maintain circulation. The actual surgery would be done under local or general anesthesia, with sterile instruments and good surgical practice. ...Read more

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Does anyone know what cause bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy?

Does anyone know what cause bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy?

Links: Too long to answer here, however go to these links to read:
1) http://answers. Yahoo. Com/question/index? Qid=20100318134216aae7eif
2)http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2429031/
3)http://www. Medscape. Com/viewarticle/460652_3. ...Read more

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What medicine for this disease, calcified left hilar lymph node?

What medicine for this disease, calcified left hilar lymph node?

Old infection?: Usually this is not serious at all, just a sign of a distant past infection, now cured. However, it due to past tuberculosis, an antibiotic might be recommended to prevent reactivation in the future. Discuss with your doctor; if she seems uncertain, perhaps see a pulmonary medicine specialist. ...Read more

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What is the difference between normal collateral vessels and varices?

What is the difference between normal collateral vessels and varices?

Bulging Veins.: Varicose veins are bulging grape-like appearing veins which are most commonly seen on the legs. These are due to leaking (refluxing) valves usually in the saphenous system. Some causes include hereditary, pregnancy, trauma and aging. Varicose veins are abnormal veins. Collateral veins are normal veins that are not bulging and are usually straight. They tend to be blue. ...Read more