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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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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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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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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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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 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 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

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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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The uterus shows heterogenous echotexture and is diffusely enlarged.

The uterus shows heterogenous echotexture and is diffusely enlarged.

Nonspecific finding: May I ask how old you are? Recent pregnancy? Any specific pelvic symptoms (pain, bleeding, etc.)? It's a nonspecific finding, and can be seen in conditions like adenomyosis and sometimes fibroids. ...Read more

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Does echotexture mean solid on a ultrasound?

Does echotexture mean solid on a ultrasound?

No: Echotexture, followed by descriptive terms, just tells what the anatomy being evaluated looks like. The main criterion for saying something is solid on ultrasound is the presence of vascular flow within the structure. Cysts, even those with somewhat complex internal fluid, don't show internal flow on color doppler ultrasound. The kicker is not all solid masses show internal flow. ...Read more

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What does inhomogeneity in the thyroid echotexture mean?

What does inhomogeneity in the thyroid echotexture mean?

Irregularity: It means your thyroid gland is not uniform like a normal gland should be. There may be some irregularity that the ultrasound is showing...Perhaps some small cysts.....It is nothing serious but it should be rechecked with a repea ultrasound test perhaps after an interval of one year. ...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 a mildly heterogeneous uterine echotexture mean?

What does a mildly heterogeneous uterine echotexture mean?

Small fibroids: The radiologist may want to say that he wouldn't be surprised if you turned out to have fibroid changes in your uterus on surgery, not overt fibroids, but very early beginning stages. But then again, "mildy heterogenous uterine echotexture" is in the eye of the beholder. ...Read more

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Diffuse increased echogenicity and coarsening of hepatic echotexture?

Diffuse increased echogenicity and coarsening of hepatic echotexture?

Non-Specific: These are not normal findings but they are non-specific. That is they do not give a "Diagnosis" Do you have an alcohol problem?? Have you ever had Hepatitis??? Are you on any Medications?? More info with a question may help. Hope this helps.

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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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What is meaning of starry sky parenchymal echotexture consistent with peri portal fibrosis...????

What is meaning of starry sky parenchymal echotexture consistent with peri portal fibrosis...????

Liver problem: This is often a reaction to a medication!!!)Suffices to say FURTHER STUDIES INDICATED!! You need to see a Gastroenterologist!! Ask your Primary Care Provider! ...Read more