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Doctor insights on: What Is Diffuse Thyromegaly

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Please tell me what does diffuse thyromegaly means?

Please tell me what does diffuse thyromegaly means?

Diffuse thyromegaly: Means generalized enlargement of the thyroid gland. There are multiple possible causes. ...Read more

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What does diffuse thyromegaly mean in thyroid scintigraphy?

What does diffuse thyromegaly mean in thyroid scintigraphy?

Image enlarg thyroid: Thyromegaly means enlargement of thyroid gland sometimes called goiter. Most commonly enlarged gland caused by hyperthyroidism sometimes called Graves' disease. Most common cause of goiter worldwide is lack of iodine in the diet.In US, where the use of iodized salt is common, goiter more often due to the over- or underproduction of thyroid hormones or to nodules (diffuse multinodular goiter. ...Read more

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My ultrasound on thyroid says thyromegaly with diffuse non-specific parenchymal changes & bilateral nodules. What's the best thing to do?

More information: How big are the nodules. If they are very small, < 1 cm, you should get lab checks to rule out hashimotos thyroid disease and get a yearly ultrasound to make sure the nodules are not growing. ...Read more

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What is thyromegaly with heterogeneous echotexture mean?

Mixed echogenicity: Thyromegaly means enlarge ment of thyroid gland. Heterogeneous means irregular texture, not same echogenicity throughout gland. No large discrete nodules are seen. Therapy is determined by evaluation that includes thyroid function tests. ...Read more

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I recently had an ultrasound done of my neck and it was noted that I have significant defuse thyromegaly what exactly does that mean?

I recently had an ultrasound done of my neck and it was noted that I have significant defuse thyromegaly what exactly does that mean?

Tricky: Cannot say in your particular case, but generally, it means GOITER. This is when the thyroid is failing and compensating by growing when it cannot put out enough hormone. ...Read more

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Borderline elevated thyroid uptake 31.5 percent, mild thyromegaly, no definite dominant hot or cold nodules. Should I be concerned? See an endocrinol

Borderline elevated thyroid uptake 31.5 percent, mild thyromegaly, no definite dominant hot or cold nodules. Should I be concerned? See an endocrinol

Thyroid: As an endocrinologist myself I strongly recommend a visit to a local endocrinologist. You will get a full exam and be told the necessary studies needed in a way you will fully understand. ...Read more

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The thyroglobulin antibody was done because of a nodule in the right lobe and thyroid markedly reduce in size on the left. Diagnosis thyromegaly.

The thyroglobulin antibody was done because of a nodule in the right lobe and thyroid markedly reduce in size on the left. Diagnosis thyromegaly.

Nonspecific: Thyroglobulin antibody is a nonspecific test. It could indicate underlying autoimmune thyroid disease, but can also be seen in familial multinodular goiter. Depending on the size or other characteristics of your thyroid nodule, it may need to be biopsied. ...Read more

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What's diffuse osteopenia?

What's diffuse osteopenia?

Low BMD throughout.: Diffuse osteopenia is lower bone mineral density not limited to particular joints or areas but rather is found in all the bones. ...Read more

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What is diffuse disc dessication?

What is diffuse disc dessication?

Discs dehydrated: It is dehydration of multiple discs, us ggesting degenerative aging of the spine and discs foretelling a decay cycle and aging of the disc. In and of itself, not important to worry about unless associated with severe symptoms, then needs proper consideration and evaluation. ...Read more

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What does diffuse disc desiccation mean?

What does diffuse disc desiccation mean?

Might be age: The term is saying that multiple discs (presumably in your back/neck) are dried out and decreased in size. This happens to everyone as you age and the question is whether it is more than normal. ...Read more

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What does the diffuse mean in arthralgias?

What does the diffuse mean in arthralgias?

Major and minor jts.: Arthralgias means pain without obvious swellin of the involved joints. Arthitis is both pain as well as inflammatory swelling of joints. Diffuse arthralgias include pain from major joints like shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, ankle joints involvement as well as minor joints like finger joints, toe joints, foot joints, spine joints involvement and causing pain in those regions. Rheumatic fever has both. ...Read more

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What is diffuse prominence of gastric folds?

What is diffuse prominence of gastric folds?

Please Clarify: There is no context to this phrase. It is impossible to answer your question. ...Read more

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Reasons for diffuse thickening of bladder wall?

Reasons for diffuse thickening of bladder wall?

Bladder Wall: This is usually a term noted on ultrasound or ct scan reports. It usually indicates an under distended bladder, UTI or bladder outlet obstruction, most commonly bph. Very occaasionally in the right clinical setting there my be a concern about bladder cancer. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with myelitis diffuse what is it?

I was diagnosed with myelitis diffuse what is it?

Spinal cord disease: The it is at the end of the word usually meands infection or inflammation myelitis is the affection of the spinal cord by such processes. ...Read more

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What does diffuse disk desiccation mean im 56year old?

56 year old spine: Means your discs are not looking as young as they used to. Rather than being plump, they are flatter and drier. That is not necessarily a bad thing, just an age related change. ...Read more

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What does it mean if mild diffuse bladder wall is thickening?

What does it mean if mild diffuse bladder wall is thickening?

Outflow obstruction: To bladder such as enlared prostate or urethral stricture in males or bladder prolapse or obstructing ureterocele in females. Can also be due to neurogenic bladder dysfuction in either sex or cystitis can also be reported if bladder is only partly filled ; appears thickened on ultrasound. Can also be a perfectly innocent finding.. ...Read more

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Is moderate diffused bladder thickness something to worry about? What is the cause & is it reversible?

Is moderate diffused bladder thickness something to worry about? What is the cause & is it reversible?

Bladder thickness: Increased urinary bladder thickness generally is caused by some degree of bladder neck obstruction such as seen in prostate enlargement in males or stone, growth or bladder spasticity conditions in either sex. It may be reversible if the causative problem is corrected. A urologist is best qualified to evaluate the type and cause of a patient's thickened urinary bladder wall. ...Read more

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Non diffuse non specific ST-T changes. What does that mean in a 30 year old f? Could it be from anxiety

Non diffuse non specific ST-T changes. What does that mean in a 30 year old f? Could it be from anxiety

NO: The words "non-specific" are the important part of the description! The changes are not only NOT due to anxiety...they are not due to ANYTHING. They simple electrical waves that differ from EXACT normal but are NOT IN THEMSELVES ABNORMAL!!!
Hope this is helpful...
Dr Z ...Read more

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Diffused inflammatory gastritis?

Diffused inflammatory gastritis?

See below: It depends on the cause. Symptoms like these can only be adequately diagnosed through a thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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What is Diffuse Cholesteatosis?

What is Diffuse Cholesteatosis?

Fatty Degeneration: Diffuse cholesteatosis is the term used to describe fatty degeneration with cholesterol esters. It is a process observed in both the biliary tract and middle ear. In the inner ear chronic ear infections can trigger fatty degeneration and the Developement of cholesteatomas that undergo fatty degeneration. ...Read more

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What causes diffuse demineralization?

What causes diffuse demineralization?

This means there is: -bone loss due to non weight bearing stress. same as in astronauts, who have total body bone loss due to prolonged weightlessness. As soon as you heal & begin to wt bear it will reverse itself. Hence disuse, you are not using the area as it was meant to be. ...Read more

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Stant is patent with moderate diffuse ISR?

STANT: Please rephrase the question, I was unable to find the meaning of the abbreviations. ...Read more

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What is a diffuse bulging disc?

What is a diffuse bulging disc?

See below: Bulging discs are seen in normal individuals. As we age we lose the fluid in our discs which makes them more susceptible wearing out. As pressure is applied to these discs they start to bulge a little. ...Read more

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What is diffused b cell lymphoma?

What is diffused b cell lymphoma?

Aggressive lymphoma: This is a type which is usually aggressive and can present at an advanced stage. Fortunately, the majority do respond well to modern chemotherapy regimens. A significant number relapse and require more therapy/ transplant. ...Read more

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What is badly diffused b cell lymphoma?

What is badly diffused b cell lymphoma?

Not a common term: Diffuse b cell lymphoma is by definition an aggressive lymphoma which has the ability to spread rapidly if not treated. It is a "bad actor". I assume this term may be referring to a lymphoma that has already spread a good deal before being diagnosed. Even so, these lymphomas are often treatable and can be cured in the majority of cases. ...Read more

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What is a diffuse heterogeneity of the gland?

What is a diffuse heterogeneity of the gland?

Thyroid: Diffuse heterogeneity means size/thickness is different throughout. It is not smooth. May be related to graves disease, hashimotos thyroiditis. ...Read more

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What is mild diffuse cerebral involvement mean?

What is mild diffuse cerebral involvement mean?

Cerebral involvement: I wonder if you may have misinterpretered the conclusion of the study (probably ct or mri). If it is what it is, then all it means is that your brain tissue (diffuse) is not significantly involved in some kind of process, inflammatory or infection or malignancy, or... ...Read more

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What does mild diffuse enhancement mean on mri?

What does mild diffuse enhancement mean on mri?

Brighter signal: On MRIs, we are often looking at the signal (brightness/darkness) of various tissues. Enhancement would suggest increased signal, but this is a nonspecific finding. Depending on the tissue, it can mean swelling, inflammation, injury, etc. However, it's best to check with the ordering physician to get more information on this study. ...Read more