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What Does It Mean When Shadow Found On Cheest Ct Scan
Several reasons: Pipida or hida scan is nuclear medicine test for gall bladder function. Gb does not visualize when gb has acute cholecystitis and patient acutely ill. Also patients with chronic gall bladder duct obstruction will not have gb visualization. Sometimes gb will not be seen well in extreme prolonged fasting, wit certain pain meds and when patient fed by tpn, total intravenous nourishment. ...Read more
Ct uses xrays taken an 360 degrees combined with a computer to see"inside" the body. The table moves as the xray tube and detectors spin around the patient 10 times a second or more! the image shows excellent soft tissue detail, enhanced with injection of intravenous contrast or oral contrast. This way the body is shown in slices, in any plane, usually axially, but ...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
Stone in gallbladder: Calcification in the gall bladder may indicate a gallstone and if you have symptoms or if you are diabetic, the gallbladder should be remove. ...Read more
Common and benign: A liver hemangioma is a benign mass and is one of the most commonly seen liver masses by radiologists. If the suspected hemangioma does not have a typical appearance, a liver MRI may be ordered. Sometimes, these hemangiomas are followed up with additional ct scan and/or MRI in a 3-6 months to assess their stability. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Radiographs are: Shadowgrams - meaning everything in a view overlaps, which is why most require multiple views in different positions to be "complete". Usually, a radiologist can decipher the overlaps and understand what is happening, but sometimes is not sure and may say something like "... May be a nodule or due to overlapping structures.". Ribs and vessels are 2 things that can add up to mimic disease. ...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
GB/cystic duct prob.: In a normal hida scan, radioactive material flows from the liver through the cystic duct into the gallbladder and also through the common bile duct into the intestine. When the gallbladder is not seen, it means either the cystic duct is plugged or the gallbladder is dysfunctional/full of stones or sludge. A gallbladder ultrasound would help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varoius possibilitie: It varies depending exactly what you mean by 'large head'. ...Read more
Echo is bounce back: From an aesthetic standpoint, the echoic appearance of a filler has no consequence other than to inform your new physician what was used in the past especially if there are issues related to the filler. Some fillers will show a whitish appearance, others a cloudy haze and some a blackish area. If getting x-rays/scans of your face, let your dentist, md or radiologist know what you have had done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dependent opacity?: Any opacities in the lung should be investigated- see pcp or pulmonologist. ...Read more
I recently had a ct scan on my abdomen. The ct scan said the bases of my lungs were clear. What does that mean?
Normal: The bottom part of your lungs looks normal. ...Read more
Could be a tumor: Could be a tumor, but may simply be a cyst, or a stone, or retained fat material. ...Read more
Free fluid: Free fluid in the cul-de-sac means there is fluid posterior to the uterus in a small space between the uterus and the rectum, and not in a specific structure like a cyst. There is normally a very small amount of fluid present which is not usually seen with MRI. Fluid can accumulate from many causes, and can be seen intermittently due to your menstrual cycle or indicate inflammation in the pelvis. ...Read more
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