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What Does Low Attenuation Lesion On Thyroid Mean
"Incidental low attenuation lesion" found in kidney. 7mm in size. What does "low attenuation" mean?
Low attenuation: means it absorbs less xrays. Usually this means that it is something less dense than adjacent tissue. For example, a fluid filled structure(such as a cyst) has lower attenuation than a solid mass. In the kidney, an incidental low attenuation lesion usually indicates a benign cyst. This can be confirmed with an ultrasound. ...Read more
What does it mean if my pet-ct scan revealed numerous low-attenuation lesions in the liver that are of fluid density consistent with cysts?
Several causes: Can be a cyst or several possibilities; best to check with your doctor or see a nephrologist. ...Read more
What does - liver- low attenuation lesions too numerous to count . Lesions throughout the liver nonenhancing. Statistically represent small cyst versu?
55 yr old female with a cardiac radiology report that there are multiple low-attenuation hepatic lesions noted most suggestive of cysts.
Cysts in liver: Cysts in the liver are usually benign. Your doctor will probably want to repeat the scans on the liver in a few months to make sure they are stable. ...Read more
What does it mean if my CAT scan report reads, "There is a subcentimeter low attenuation mid right renal parenchymal abnormality..."?
Most likely benign: Most likely this represents a Cyst (Water filled sac) and to confirm this, a Renal Ultrasound may need to be done if the Radiologist does not commit to say it is a Cyst by CT scan. At your Age Cyst are overwhelmingly benign especially below 1 centimeter. If a Cyst I would repeat not the CT scan but the Ultrasound in 1-2 years to check for stability of the lesion's size. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had ct w/contrast. It said low attenuation throughout the hepatic parenchyma of the liver what does that mean?
Probably fatty liver: vs. poor scan quality (in opinion of the physician dictating the interpretation). Look up: https://www.google.com/#q=low%20attenuation%20hepatic%20parenchyma & http://radiopaedia.org/articles/hepatic-attenuation-on-ct. Fatty liver=result of LFHC foods (concepts contrary to all scientific evidence: https://goo.gl/vFz1f3; promoted by $, study: https://goo.gl/0oeAIk) vs. HFLC (saturated fats) foods. ...Read more
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