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What Does Free Fluid On Ultrasound Mean
Depends: Some small amounts of fluid in the female pelvis is physiologic. Larger amounts can be associated with ruptured ovarian cyst. Pelvic inflammatory disease can produce pelvic fluid. In the case of acute appendicitis free fluid can occur as well. Inflammatory bowel disease is another cause of fluid production. ...Read more
An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
What does it mean on results of CT scan no abdominopelvic lymphadenopathy. No free fluid or pneumoeritoneum mean is it that it wasnt checked?
Not at all: It means you don't have those findings. And you should want to have them. Also it sounds like whatever your doctors were looking for wasn't there. Don't worry about those findings. Discuss the report with your doctor ...Read more
Depends: Fluid in the endometrial canal can be normal such as during your period. If are not having periods then it can abnormal. ...Read more
Fatty infiltration: Most commonly it means there is increased fat in the liver. This can be a result of increased body fat or may be associated with certain medications. Increased fat can also be seen in diabetics or in patients with cirrhosis. ...Read more
It means the: liver looks brighter(increased echogenicity) than normal on US. Usually this is due to benign fatty infiltration, but there are other potential etiologies. ...Read more
No: Echotexture, followed by descriptive terms, just tells what the anatomy being evaluated looks like. The main criterion for saying something is solid on ultrasound is the presence of vascular flow within the structure. Cysts, even those with somewhat complex internal fluid, don't show internal flow on color doppler ultrasound. The kicker is not all solid masses show internal flow. ...Read more
Not simple: Simple cysts have no echoes and complicated cysts have high level echoes. Low level echoes means cysts that are less complex but not simple. These cysts need more aggressive treatment and confirmation that they resolve. ...Read more
How baby is: These measurements tell the obstetrician how the baby is doing. They check the baby's anatomy to make sure everything is in the right place ...Read more
Unclear: Are you referring to a child or adult? Most adult chest masses are poorly evaluated with ultrasound. ...Read more
Venous: It usually means that the veins in the pelvis are full or "backed up." this can result in pain, a condition called pelvic congestion syndrome which is treated in interventional radiology. ...Read more
My ultra sound results read " hyperemic solid mass on the back of my thigh, what does that mean??
Depends: That is just a description of what the radiographer sees. All it means is that there is increased resonance (can be seen better) and could be due to blood flow, clot, infection, mass. Hard to interpret without more clinical background. ...Read more
95% Blocked: Ultrasound is a great way to determine how blocked the carotid arteries are. It turns out that the more blocked they are the greater the risk for a stroke. Even if you are not having a symptoms (mini-stroke or actual stroke), a blockage of 80% or greater is enough to warrant a carotid endarterectomy. If you are having symptoms, then a blockage of 50% or greater is enough to warrant surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fewer echoes on US: Hypoechoic describes the appearance of a nodule on ultrasound (us). It refers to a nodule that reflects back fewer sound waves compared to the normal thyroid tissue around it. While most thyroid cancers are hypoechoic, most hypoechoic nodules are not cancers. But a hypoechoic nodule may have a slightly higher risk of being a cancer than other nodules. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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