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What does a mass look like on a transvaginal ultrasound?

What does a mass look like on a transvaginal ultrasound?

Depends: Mass can mean solid, fluid filled (cystic) or something in between. Cysts look black. Solids are various shades of grey. Shapes are variable. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

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


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What does a 5.3 cyst on your ovary look like?

What does a 5.3 cyst on your ovary look like?

Large blister: Most ovarian cysts are benign and physiologic (meaning part of natural processes and not 'disease' related). A 5.3 cm cyst would be just over 2 inches in greatest size. A common appearance for an ovarian cyst is a thin wall filled with fluid (somewhat simlar to a blister on a toe or heel). Some ovarian cysts can be related to neoplasia / tumor / malignancy. These often have solid coponents. ...Read more

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What does a cancerous cyst look like?

What does a cancerous cyst look like?

See below: This depends on the organ the cyst is in. I am assuming you're referring to ovarian cysts. If so they are more likely to be complex, with septations & nodules or solid component besides just the fluid component. This is similar to most other organs. Thyroid cysts, however are common and tend to bleed frequently, thus even if looking complex still more likely benign. Biopsy may be needed. ...Read more

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What is a ganglia cyst look like ?

What is a ganglia cyst look like ?

Swelling: A ganglion cyst, most common at the wrist, is a swelling at its site of origin. Sometimes there is a little mobility but usually not much . Some are tender to the touch.You cannot actually see the cyst because it is under the skin. ...Read more

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What does a normal uterus look like on a transabdominal ultrasound?

What does a normal uterus look like on a transabdominal ultrasound?

Look here: Look here at transvaginal us image of the uterus: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ultrasound-images.Html. The uterus is generally harder to visualize in its complete extent on transabdominal images, but this is a close approximation of what is seen in transabdominal ultrasound (transvaginal is the better of the two). ...Read more

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I have a complex cystic structure on right ovary with mural nodules what does this mean it is 10.7 CM .

It is most likely: just an ovarian cyst, but some elements of it such as complex nature and mural nodules make it worrisome for tumor or even malignancy. Consult with your gyn, but you probably need to have surgical removal for both accurate diagnosis and definitive treatment. ...Read more

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What does a cyst look and feel like under the skin?

What does a cyst look and feel like under the skin?

Skin colored bump: A cyst is a painless skin colored growth under the skin. It may get larger with time. ...Read more

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What does a sebaceous cyst look like?

What does a sebaceous cyst look like?

Outgrowths : They appear as growths from the skin surface and may feel soft or hard. Sometimes they may already be draining whitish material which is tooth paste consistency and may have an odor. ...Read more

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What does a barthloin cyst look and feel like?

What does a barthloin cyst look and feel like?

A big ball : A bartholin's cyst will be located in one of the labia near the bottom of the vagina on the sides at 6:00 or 9:00. It will soft and squishy and shapes like a ping pong ball. In some cases there will be no pain. When they get infected the pain is severe. If you think you might have one then it is time to schedule a visit to your local obgyn. ...Read more

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What does liver cancer look like on a ultrasound?

What does liver cancer look like on a ultrasound?

Increased densities: Liver cancer can look like single or multiple nodules of increased density on the ultrasound. However, ultrasound is not the best, nor is it the final test in the diagnosis of liver cancer. A ct scan with and without contrast or an MRI scan give better visualization. By ultrasound, it is sometimes difficult to differentiate a hemangioma (a benign lesion) from a liver cancer. ...Read more

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When getting a breast sonogram what does a tumor look like?

When getting a breast sonogram what does a tumor look like?

Breast Imaging: Occurs after finding a lump, or on a screening mammogram. The u/s can show if the lump is cystic or solid, with color, vascularity, and estimate charcteristic of benign or malignant. Current u/s is hand held, done by a tech, and reviewed by a radiologist. It can provide size and shape information, and see if there are other lesions. ...Read more

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How does a breast tumor look like in ultrasound?

How does a breast tumor look like in ultrasound?

Solid: Breast nodule with irregular edges can be a sign of concern. Benign cysts are fluid filled with well circumscribed edges. Benign fibrocystic nodules are solid with smooth edges. ...Read more

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What does the scar look like after a cystectomy?

What does the scar look like after a cystectomy?

Depressed: The scar will be low in the abdomen above the pubis, much like a c-section scar. Most likely it will be depressed. Occasionally it may be a thin line but to minimize a scar fine sutures and a good tension relieving subcutaneous layer of slowly absorging sutures needs to be used. If poor healing, bad tension and or an infection result the scar will be wide and need revision. ...Read more

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What do the pineal and pituitary glands look like? I heard the pineal looks like a pinecone, but I don't know how much like one it would look like.

What do the pineal and pituitary glands look like? I heard the pineal looks like a pinecone, but I don't know how much like one it would look like.

Anatomy, imaging: The glands can be visualized directly (gross anatomy) or non-invasively (through brain MRI, for example). There are many images online that you can review: http://radiopaedia.org/articles/pineal-region-an-approach , http://radiopaedia.org/articles/pituitary-mri-an-approach ...Read more

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What does a normal lymph nodes look like on a ultrasound color shape the inside?

What does a normal lymph nodes look like on a ultrasound color shape the inside?

Kidney bean: Normal cervical nodes are oval or flattened hypoechoic structures with varying amounts of hilar fat. The hilae are usually hypovascular. Malignant infiltration alters the features of the lymph nodes, resulting in enlarged nodes that are usually rounded and show peripheral or mixed vascularity. They may have thickened outer wall, internal echoes, cystic changes, internal nodules, and septations. ...Read more

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What does a breast lump feel like compared to a cyst?

What does a breast lump feel like compared to a cyst?

No different: It is impossible to differentiate a solid lump from a cyst by exam alone. However, it is easy to differentiate them by ultrasound or needle-aspiration. Never assume a new lump is "just another cyst"--see your doctor for any new breat lump. ...Read more

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What does a 3cm cyst looks like?

What does a 3cm cyst looks like?

Cyst: Cyst is like balloon filed with fluid and has a thin wall. On skin it would be like blister to eye, fluctuating with touch and easy to rupture if pressure applied. 3 cm is the diameter size. On ultra sound and ct scan it would be round. Usually present on kidney, ovaries, breast, thyroid & liver. Thanks. ...Read more

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Might have a breast abscess -- what does one look like?

Might have a breast abscess -- what does one look like?

Breast Infection : Common features of breast abscesses include swelling and redness of the breast associated with a new, tender, progressively-enlarging lump. While more common with lactation, abscesses can develop at any time in a woman's life. Traditional rx often involved surgery, however current techniques favor (repeated) aspiration and antibiotics. ...Read more

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How to do a breast self exam? What do you look for? What does a breast cancer cyst feel like? How big or small is it? Also, is it painful?

How to do a breast self exam? What do you look for? What does a breast cancer cyst feel like? How big or small is it? Also, is it painful?

Learn your lumps: The most important thing in breast self exam is to learn what is a normal lump for you. Breasts are naturally lumpy but have a pattern. Anything that does not feel like your normal tissue, should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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