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What does Cortical echotexture relative to the liver is not remarkable mean? Should I be worried I just got my results in my email from my untrasound

What does Cortical echotexture relative to the liver is not remarkable mean? Should I be worried I just got my results in my email from my untrasound

Cortical echotexture: The devil is in a more detailed reading of the whole report however the brief submitted segment sounds benign ...Read more

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What does heterogeneous echotexture of thyroid mean?

What does heterogeneous echotexture of thyroid mean?

Thyroiditis?: This is the description of the appearance of the thyroid on ultrasound and is most often seen in thyroiditis or inflammation of the thyroid. The exact cause requires that your doctor compare this to your history, exam and lab work. ...Read more

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What does Heterogeneous echotexture of the liver mean? My ulta sound also said for liver no mass and normal size.

What does Heterogeneous echotexture of the liver mean? My ulta sound also said for liver no mass and normal size.

It means that: The liver texture is not uniform. Most commonly this is due to fatty infiltration, a benign condition with numerous causes. It can also be due to various other inflammatory or infiltrative processes. It is a nonspecific finding, so it has to be interpreted in the context of your clinical picture and lab values. Talk to your doctor about the significance in your particular case. ...Read more

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What does parenchymal echotexture mid line echo seen in uterus means?? Is it normal??

What does parenchymal echotexture mid line echo seen in uterus means?? Is it normal??

Yes: The description you provided doesn't sound abnormal. It's an ultrasound description but doesn't specifically indicate any abnormality. ...Read more

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What does renal cortical echotexture mean?

What does renal cortical echotexture mean?

Tissue density: Of kidney cortex. Cortex of kidneys contains nephrons, about 1 million/kideny. The area of kideney fuction, filtration ; reabsorbtion. Ultrasound is study using sound waves whuch either pass through tissue or bounce back. Echotexture is nil or black through water ; becomes progressively more white as tissus becomes more dense. Thus white for bone or stone. Dark/hypoechoic texture is usually better. ...Read more

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What does heterogeneity of echotexture in the kidney mean?

What does heterogeneity of echotexture in the kidney mean?

Ultrasound cloudy: The increased echogenicity generally means there is some chronic process going on. Knowing the sizes of the kidneys, whether there are stones, cysts, or evidence of obstruction, are all important other features that aid in giving the entire impression., . ...Read more

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What is diffuse inhomogeneous echotexture thyroid?

What is diffuse inhomogeneous echotexture thyroid?

Diffuse echotexture: This is a description of sonography can findings of the thyroid. It means there is a mix of lumps and cysts commonly seen with a degenerating multi nodular goiter. ...Read more

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What causes homogeneously reduced echotexture of the liver in ultrasound?

What causes homogeneously reduced echotexture of the liver in ultrasound?

Explanation: All tests, including US, required clinical correlation. It means that Doctor, who ordered your test and know your clinical presentation can give you explanation of this finding. It may be benign accidentally finding. ...Read more

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What does a heterogeneous echotexture uterus mean?

What does a heterogeneous echotexture uterus mean?

Two reasons: "The two most common causes of heterogenous uterus are uterine fibroids, which are benign muscular growths in the uterine wall, and adenomyosis, which is a proliferation of the normal uterine glands into the muscular wall of the uterus. These conditions are very common, affecting up to maybe 50% of women by middle age." ...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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What' does inhomogenous thyroid paracheymal echotexture mean on thyroid u/s?

What' does inhomogenous thyroid paracheymal echotexture mean on thyroid u/s?

It means: That the appearance of the thyroid tissue on US is not uniform, it is heterogeneous (vs. Homogeneous). This is a very non specific sign that could indicate a generalized thyroid process/abnormality (vs. A focal mass). This could include thyroiditis, autoimmune disorders, the effects of certain meds, hypo or hyper thyroidism, or other etiologies. Talk to your doc about the results. ...Read more

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My ultrasound revealed diffuse increased echogenicity and coarsened echotexture. What does that mean?

My ultrasound revealed diffuse increased echogenicity and coarsened echotexture. What does that mean?

It's Subjective: Generally, increased echogenecity indicates fatty infiltration, and coarsened echo texture (of the liver) could indicate cirrhosis (or hepatitis; among others), however, the findings are very subjective, cannot be graded and vary from observer to observer. If you have known liver disease (or even if unknown), consult a gastroenterologist for possible liver biopsy. ...Read more

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I have hepatic steatosis with enarged liver, 18.2 exhibits significantly echogenic, echotexture. What does this mean and is it serious?

I have hepatic steatosis with enarged liver, 18.2 exhibits significantly echogenic, echotexture. What does this mean and is it serious?

Fatty Liver: Hepatiic Steatosis is when fat builds up in the liver and if not treated can lead to inflammation to the liver which can lead to cirrhosis. It has a variety of causes and fortunately can be reversible. ...Read more

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Thyroperoxidase antibody of 599 and TSH 0.03 and T3 (liothyronine) of 8.2 and diffuse heterogeneous echotexture, what does that mean?

Thyroperoxidase antibody of 599 and TSH 0.03 and T3 (liothyronine) of 8.2 and diffuse heterogeneous echotexture, what does that mean?

You are...: Likely hyperthyroid.
Please see an Endocrinologist, and follow with a thyroid scan.
Treatment is not complex, but necessary.
Please do not panic, this is a benign condition ...Read more

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What does "heterogeneity of echotexture" mean in relation to endometrium (or uterus?) from a pelvic/transvaginal ultrasound?

Description.: Heterogeneity describes the muscular part of the uterus in this case. It means that the expected appearance (all of it looks the same or homogeneous) is replaced by an appearance wherein the muscular part of the uterus has a varied (heterogenous) appearance. Typical causes are multiple small fibroids and adenomyosis (ingrowth of endometrial glandular tissue into the muscle). ...Read more

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Recent thyroid ultrasound with results of hyperechoic nodule at the left lower thyroid, and heterogeneous echotexture. What happens next?

Recent thyroid ultrasound with results of hyperechoic nodule at the left lower thyroid, and heterogeneous echotexture. What happens next?

Most likely: Your doctor will do FNA (Fine needle aspiration) biopsy. It is simple safe and painless, analysis will give diagnosis ...Read more

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Homogeneous in echotexture prostate what is it?

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Homogeneous in echotexture prostate what is it?

Good news: It means that the density of the prostate is the same throughout the entire gland. It usually means there are no suspicious areas. ...Read more

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What is meant by prostate and homogenous echotexture?

What is meant by prostate and homogenous echotexture?

Good news: It means that the density of the prostate is the same throughout the entire gland. It usually means there are no suspicious areas. ...Read more

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What to do about prostate enlarged in size with normal echotexture?

What to do about prostate enlarged in size with normal echotexture?

Here are some. ..: Normal tissue texture on prostate ultrasound exam usually denotes the presence of benign prostate enlargement, for which no treatment / intervention is required unless the man has slowing urine flow, not emptying well, superimposed UTI, etc. See urologist timely and don't wait until having extreme irritative and obstructive voiding symptoms. ...Read more

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Homogeneous echotexture with sharp margin in prostate what is it???

Homogeneous echotexture with sharp margin in prostate what is it???

Means need: Further evaluation by urologist, could be benign prostatic enlargement Speak to your doctor ...Read more

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My man friend has prostate enlarged in size with normal echotexture. Why?

My man friend has prostate enlarged in size with normal echotexture. Why?

Why?: Because he has a prostate and sh like this happens to us as we get older. ...Read more

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Homogenously increased hepatic echotexture likely due to diffuse fatty infiltration?

Homogenously increased hepatic echotexture likely due to diffuse fatty infiltration?

Sounds right...: Interpretation on sono report. Fatty infiltration of the liver commonly occurs with overweight/obesity, alcohol intake, some meds. May or may not cause increased size of liver, discomfort, abnormal blood tests. May lead to chronic inflammation and liver disease in some. Rx first with rx the underlying issues-lose weight, cut back or cut out alcohol, check meds with doc. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have areas of increased echotexture in both kidneys?

What does it mean to have areas of increased echotexture in both kidneys?

Kidney ultrasound: This is a finding reported on kidney ultrasound. It is usually associated with chronic kidney disease of any cause. ...Read more

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What does "liver is normal for size and shape but of increased echotexture reflecting fatty infiltration" mean in simple terms?

What does "liver is normal for size and shape but of increased echotexture reflecting fatty infiltration" mean in simple terms?

See below: Fatty liv: A fatty liver is a common condition. It implies excess of fat in your liver which can be harmful. It is commonly caused by over weight and can get better if you eat less and lose some weight. Alcohol can also contribute to its development.
You need a medical check up/ and a doc to advise you how to control it and how to monitor it in future. It can be a serious problem if not monitored and treated. ...Read more