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What Do Hot Spots On A Bone Scan Mean
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Can't Tell: I wouldn't make a guess based on your description. Perhaps you could input the report of the x-ray study? ...Read more
Read/Watch more here: It is unclear exactly what you are asking without seeing the images. Please see whether this article (and it's related articles) can help you refine your question: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ct-scan.Html. If not, you will be able to upload your images to http://conciergeradiologist.Com for a detailed second opinion within a few weeks. ...Read more
I have what looks like a red lump on my pubic bone and it has white pimples/dots on top of it , what do you think it could be? Thanks.
I have a growth on my righter outer pole of kidney measuring 4mm even with a catscan radiologist can't determine what it is what should I do ?
Could be a tumor: Could be a tumor, but may simply be a cyst, or a stone, or retained fat material. ...Read more
Longitudinal view: This most likely represents a longitudinal view of one of your brain structures. It could be a view of a blood vessel. It could also be a cross-section of one of the bony processes inside the skull. It could also represent a longitudinal cross-section of part of the brain that creates the central nervous system fluid. Since you are very concerned i recommend that you discuss the findings with your neurologist or neurosurgeon at the earliest possible time. It might even be possible to discuss it with the radiologist that evaluated it. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
I want to know what a lump is on my throat is but it doesn't show up on ultrasound. What kinds of lumps cannot be seen on ultrasound imaging?
Globus: Globus hystericus, or globus pharyngitis, is a sensation of a lump in the throat, with no pathology. If there is no pain, and swallowing is normal, then it's probably globus. If you have a palpable neck lump, or pain, or abnomal swallowing, then there is something wrong and you should see an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Meningeal herniation: A meningocele is a protrusion of the meninges, outer lining of the brain or spinal cord, and contains csf, cerebrospinal fluid.They can be congenital or acquired, for example after surgery. Most are located in the lumbosacral region. A simple meningocele is usually not associated with other spinal abnormalities. ...Read more
I have 2 small dry patches of skin on my spine that look like brown bruises. They don't hurt or anything, what could this be?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
My doctor saw gray shading inside the 5cm ovarian cyst on my ultrasound.. What does this mean? Could it mean it's cancerous??
Ask your doctor: It is impossible to get a reliable opinion on what a finding on a CT scan means from physicians who have not seen the scan. Speculation just leads to undue worry. Talk to your doctor! They have seen the scan... ask them the questions you have, openly, until you understand what they are thinking about the CT finding. Take care. ...Read more
My chest X-ray result shows mild pleural-parenchymal tenting what does this mean & what i suppose to take for it?
On a liver ultrasound, what does echogenic nodules mean? & what does Avascular mean? my paper also say they have the appeance of a small haemangiomata
Benign: Echogenic nodules are a common appearance of a liver hemangioma. This is a very common, benign tumor of the liver usually found incidentally when evaluating a patient for various disorders. Avascular means they do not have a very robust blood supply, which is usually the case. Sometimes they can grow quite large, and mimic other tumors. When large, there is also a slightly greater risk of rupture. ...Read more
I had a bone scan done recently I'm trying to see what results mean the findings say homogenous uptake throughout skeleton seen what does it mean?
Homogenous = normal: The term "homogenous" means something similar to consistent or equal. If there is homogenous uptake throughout the skeleton it means there are no abnormal areas of "high uptake" or "hot spots" such as bone cancers. Therefore, homogenous uptake in the skeleton is considered normal. Still, have a discussion with the doctor who ordered the scan as they will have a better understanding of your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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