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What Is A Cecal Mass
I have an 8cm not mm mass protruding from appendix into cecum. Will they be able to remove laparoscopic?
Likely: Laparoscopic colon surgery is highly dependent on the expertise of your surgeon & their experience. See your surgeon to ask what is possible for your specific situation, as tumor size, location & possible attachments affects the choices of the best surgical approach for each person. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have 8cm benign mass protruding from appendix into cecum, is it safe to wait six months to check for growth, or should it be removed. Causes pain.?
8 cm?: That's a tennis ball! you sure it isn't 8mm? Anyhow, if a definite mass is noted during colonoscopy, it should be removed to be safe. Keep in mind that a biopsy can be falsely negative and the true nature of a tumor is not certain unless the entire lesion is studied carefully by a pathologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colonoscopy showed extrinsic compression in the cecum not visible on cat scan result said mass effect in cecum from feces?
If there: was a mass next to the cecum causing extrinsic mass effect on the colonoscopy, the CT should be able to show it easily. If there was no mass identified on the CT, there is probably nothing to worry about, but make sure the radiologist knows about the colonoscopy findings so special attention can be paid to that area. It sounds like the mass effect may be due to feces in an adjacent bowel loop? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had colonoscopy two days ago with biopsy of mass protruding from appendix thru cecum. I have pain. Level 5 should I go to er?
Yes, yes: And tell them all of the above, best to go to the er where your colonoscopy and endoscopist are. Be sure to have them notify the gi/colorectal doctor if you already have not called them. Perforation of the cecum is a strong possibility. Also stay npo until evaluated. Do not eat or drink anything and do not take aspirin/nsaids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does "lesion near cecum " found from colonscopy suggest appendix protruding mass? Having CT scan. GI doc says it's most likely benign.
R.O malignancy: A number of different lesions develop within the bowel including the region of the cecum in close proximity to the appendix. When lesion "non defined" seen both on colonoscopy and by CT scan, a histologic dx needed. Lesion may range from adenoma, to malignant polyp to adenocarcinoma to GIST to carcinoid and probably requires resection even if AP based, Bowel lesions rarely left untreated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Colonoscopy, normal mucosa. Localized granularity and petechiae were noted in the ileo-cecal valve and appendiceal orifice. is this something serious?
Good luck & welcome: to increasing government control of money, including for treating symptoms & various aspects of human disease & suffering. Physicians are only fellow citizens, attempting to make a living in increasingly difficult world & do not have control of government rules & bureaucrats. I am not in Main, in TX. Consider Dr. Carson's proposal for universal coverage with better outcomes and lower costs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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