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What is exophytic renal cysts? My husband has one that is measured 8mm. Could it be a precursor to kidney cancer?

What is exophytic renal cysts? My husband has one that is measured 8mm. Could it be a precursor to kidney cancer?

Unlikely: Exophytic renal cysts are simply cysts that extend outside the kidney capsule. You can envision a "pimple" on the surface of the kidney. Endophytic cysts are those that are buried within the kidney cortex. The 8 mm cyst is very small and difficult to characterize on noncontrast imaging. However, such a small lesion without complex features is highly unlikely to be cancerous. May deserve followup. ...Read more

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What is a exophytic subserosal pedunculated fibroid and what are the treatments?

What is a exophytic subserosal pedunculated fibroid and what are the treatments?

Position: It describes the position of the fibroid (a non-cancerous tumor). It is on the outside of the uterus, hanging off the uterus by a "cord" or stalk. Depending on the thickness of the stalk, you could have fibroid embolization, and/or hysterectomy is still an option. ...Read more

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What is a exophytic thyroid nodule?

Thyroid: Exophytic refers to a nodule that sticks out of the normal thyroid boundary/outline. ...Read more

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What is an isoechoic exophytic lesion?

What is an isoechoic exophytic lesion?

A bump: Plain to say. Exactly what it is and what needs to be done next are questions I will leave to you physician, your radiologist, and the pathologist who reads any biopsy. ...Read more

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What is a partially calcified exophytic fibroid? THW

Types of fibroids: This is a (usually) benign tumor in your uterus. Sometimes these can have calcium deposits ("calcified") and grow outside the normal surface of the uterus ("exophytic") ...Read more

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What does it mean to have complex exophytic cyst in kidney?

What does it mean to have complex exophytic cyst in kidney?

It means that: The cyst is not empty and has complex material inside it. Kidney cancer has to be excluded by a ct scan with IV dye in cases of complex cyst. ...Read more

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I was wondering are exophytic renal cysts simple or complex?

I was wondering are exophytic renal cysts simple or complex?

Ct: Exophytic cysts can be simple or complex. Ultrasonographer can look for clues- like septations within the cyst, which suggests complex cyst. Most often, ct imaging is done to confirm the nature of the cyst. ...Read more

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I have a 2.2 CM exophytic rt renal lower pole mildly complex cyst. What to do?

I have a 2.2 CM exophytic rt renal lower pole mildly complex cyst. What to do?

Renal cysts: Are categorized using the bosniak classification scheme. This sounds like a bosniak ii lesion: minimally complex; a few thin (< 1mm) septa, thin ca++; non-enhancing high-attenuation (due to to proteinaceous or hemorrhagic fluid) renal lesions of less than 3 cm are also included in this category; these lesions are generally well marginated.

If so, no followup is needed. ...Read more

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I have exophytic cyst on my right kidney is it something I should be worried about?

I have exophytic cyst on my right kidney is it something I should be worried about?

As long: As it is a simple cyst, it shouldn't cause any problems or require any treatment. In rare cases, benign cysts grow very large and can cause symptoms simply due to their size, but that is unusual. Kidney cysts are very common. ""Exophytic" simply means it is protruding from the nromal margin of the kidney, it doesn't imply that there is anything worrisome. ...Read more

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Discovered I have an exophytic posterior body fibroid measuring 11.1×6.8×7.3. I would like to understand where it is exactly and what the possible com?

Discovered I have an exophytic posterior body fibroid measuring 11.1×6.8×7.3. I would like to understand where it is exactly and what the possible com?

By ultrasound: Your doctor who ordered the test should explain to you!
Most fibroid benign unless fast growing (cancer)
May be I should describe the fibroid is on the back wall of the uterus, sticking out from the wall like a thumb.
tough luck or genetic for this stuff but, at least you can still live with it at 11cm There is photo in google
No treatment is mandatory yet unless you are bothered by it ...Read more

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Is an exophytic complex ovarian cysts serious?

Is an exophytic complex ovarian cysts serious?

Yes: Exophytic means there is growth on the outside of the cyst. Complex means there are different materials in the cyst or there are walls in the cyst. This raises the suspicion of malignancy. ...Read more

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I have one subserosal exophytic posterior fibroid of 1.7x0.9 cms fibroid, 26+ old, no clildren, do I need to worry, is it curable through medicine.

No & no: That size and location isn't worrisome. But 26 is a bit young for having these common tumors. About 50% of older women have them. They aren't curable with medication. If they get big or cause symptoms, they can be surgically removed. In some situations there are other treatment options but only after childbearing is completed. Most cause no trouble and shrink later in life on their own. ...Read more

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Hi, am 27yrs old, with one child, it was recently discovered that I have exophytic fundal fibroid, measuring 20.5cm, with mild symptom. Can you please?

Hi, am 27yrs old, with one child, it was recently discovered that I have exophytic fundal fibroid, measuring 20.5cm, with mild symptom. Can you please?

Fibroid: The size of a fibroid is one factor that determines if a fibroid needs treated and a 20cm fibroid is sizeable. However what are your symptoms? That would determine what type of treatment if any is right for you. ...Read more

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My left kidney is lobulated and has a exophytic componet in the upper kidney pole is this normal? I do have back pain.

My left kidney is lobulated and has a exophytic componet in the upper kidney pole is this normal? I do have back pain.

Explanation.: Lobular kidney and even kidney stones could be the accidental findings on radiological exam and benign condition. Kidney related pain usually radiated to flank, more rare on back. Please check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a 13 mm exophytic lesion on my left kidney which does not suggest a simple cyst. There appears to be enhancement suggests solid lesion neoplasm?

I have a 13 mm exophytic lesion on my left kidney which does not suggest a simple cyst. There appears to be enhancement suggests solid lesion neoplasm?

Likely..: Unfortunately, any solid kidney lesion is suspect for neoplasm until removed and examined by the pathologist ...Read more

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Indeter Cmplx 1.2 cm. Exophytic les. Super pole lft kid. W/adj dystrophic calcifs. History of colon ca 2a w/ lynch synd. Should this be further evald asap?

Indeter Cmplx 1.2 cm. Exophytic les. Super pole lft kid. W/adj dystrophic calcifs. History of colon ca 2a w/ lynch synd. Should this be further evald asap?

Yes: This should be evaluated by a urologist as soon as possible. This may very well be an early kidney cancer - if so, it may be cured by simple wedge resection of the lesion. Some centers are capable of doing this laparoscopically, meaning that your recovery could be much quicker. ...Read more

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What is left hemipelvis and are exophytic ovarian cyst anything to worry about? Also have follicular cysts both sides.

What is left hemipelvis and are exophytic ovarian cyst anything to worry about? Also have follicular cysts both sides.

Sounds normal: Sounds like you are reading a report of an ultrasound or ct scan. "left hemipelvis" means "on the left side of the pelvis, like your left ovary". Exophytic means the cyst is bulging out of the ovary (most cysts do) and follicular cyst means that you are probably about to ovulate. Nothing aboubt this sounds worrisome, but your doctor can put it into perspective based on your symptoms. ...Read more

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Fibroid in fundal region exophytic is 9.2x8.4x11.4 CM largest and 2 small ones. Follicles are noted in right ovary. What does this mean? Please help.

Fibroid in fundal region exophytic is 9.2x8.4x11.4 CM largest and 2 small ones. Follicles are noted in right ovary. What does this mean? Please help.

Fibroid benigh tumor: Fibroid is a benign tumor of the uterus and if it is causing problems it has to be removed with that big size,
as for the follicles, they are simply small ovarian cysts that contain your eggs ready to ovulate. ...Read more

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Hi Dr Anderson I have been diagnosed with a 6.6 cm exophytic fibroid off the posterior body which also exerts mass on the endometrial stripe. 46yrs ol?

Hi Dr Anderson I have been diagnosed with a 6.6 cm exophytic fibroid off the posterior body which also exerts mass on the endometrial stripe. 46yrs ol?

Fibroid uterus: Fibroid can be found in different parts of the uterus. In this case, a 46yo presented with a 6.6cm exophytic posterior uterus with mass effect on the endometrium. On a non symptomatic patient, a trial of lupron may be an option. In a symptomatic patient, a myomectomy with clear marking of endometrium with methylene blue for desire to preserve fertility. Discuss with you gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can there be a cyst and a exophytic solid mass lesion on a kidney? Are the thge same? Does the solid mass indicate cancer?

Can there be a cyst and a exophytic solid mass lesion on a kidney? Are the thge same? Does the solid mass indicate cancer?

Need followup: Renal cysts are common. The majority are benign. Cysts can also be assoicated with malignancies and some malignancies have cystic areas. A solid exophytic mass may be more worrisome.
YOu need a further workup and you may need a biopsy or surrgical resection to know for sure. Discuss imaging and surgical options with your doctors. ...Read more

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Is a exophytic cyst serious especially if mural nodules were noted? My doctor said she'd watched it for 3 months & check it again.

Is a exophytic cyst serious especially if mural nodules were noted? My doctor said she'd watched it for 3 months & check it again.

? location of the cys: Where is this cyst located? Is it in your breast or Ovary or where?
Cysts are benign unless there is inside growth which makes it suspect for a tumor. So a closer monitoring is suggested. It may require surgical removal. ...Read more

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MRI of back also showed exophytic T2 bright lobulated focus involving superior medial Rt kidney measuring 2.1 cm. What could this be?

MRI of back also showed exophytic T2 bright lobulated focus involving superior medial Rt kidney measuring 2.1 cm. What could this be?

Depends: What type of MRI was acquired and discovered this finding? This could be a frequently seen incidental cyst seen on a lumbar spine MRI or a mass as part of a renal lesion evaluation study MRI. Feel free to schedule a consult to review your exact imaging and this finding. ...Read more

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My 11 year old has Nonspecific cystic lesion along the inferior margin. Radiologist said Exophytic Cyst or Paraovarian Cyst. Is this bad.?

My 11 year old has Nonspecific cystic lesion along the inferior margin. Radiologist said Exophytic Cyst or Paraovarian Cyst. Is this bad.?

Probably not,: But it depends on the size. In all likelihood it is a benign cyst, but if it is very large, it could cause symptoms. If it is small, follow up ultrasound is probably all that is necessary. ...Read more

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I have a multinodular goiter, biggest nodule 1cm/exophytic. Repeat US in 6 months. Did not suggest aspiration. Should I worry about malignancy?

I have a multinodular goiter, biggest nodule 1cm/exophytic. Repeat US in 6 months. Did not suggest aspiration. Should I worry about malignancy?

Malignancy: No you should not worry about malignancy unless you really think something is wrong with your thyroid.
It is difficult to feel comfortable about your goiter unless you get more complete information from your doctor.
Please keep me informed! ...Read more

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Exophytic nodule posterior to rightllobeof thyroid gland increase in size from 2cm to 2.2cm how serious is this situation.?

Exophytic nodule posterior to rightllobeof thyroid gland increase in size from 2cm to 2.2cm how serious is this situation.?

Get a biopsy: It is impossible to answer without actually seeing the imaging, the duration over which the nodule grew, or any other symptoms. Benign exophytic nodules are not uncommon, but a biopsy will help determine if there is something to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Found out 5 months after having a CT scan in august2012 that I have 2.8 CM exophytic mass on my rt kidney. What should happen now?

Found out 5 months after having a CT scan in august2012 that I have 2.8 CM exophytic mass on my rt kidney. What should happen now?

Kidney mass: You should have been evaluated by a urologist and possibly undergone surgery

thats about the minimum

please go back to the doctor asap. ...Read more