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What is the meaning of liver is normal in size with homogenous parenchyma?

What is the meaning of liver is normal in size with homogenous parenchyma?

Good News: This is a completely normal liver. Homogenous parenchyma means that the liver appears very uniform on the ultrasound. ...Read more

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What exactly is this verbiage from a diagnostic mammogram, SUPERIMPOSED FIBROGLANDULAR PARENCHYMA?

What exactly is this verbiage from a diagnostic mammogram,  SUPERIMPOSED FIBROGLANDULAR PARENCHYMA?

Fibroglandular: parenchyma is normal breast tissue. Since a mammogram is a two dimensional representation of a three dimensional object, the occasional overlap of normal tissue 'superimposed' on normal tissue behind it, or in front of it, sometimes looks like an abnormality.Extra views are then necessary to spread out the tissue and prove that it is normal.Only normal tissue will spread out. Real masses persist ...Read more

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Increased density in the fibroglandular parenchyma. What does it mean?

Increased density in the fibroglandular parenchyma. What does it mean?

Foreign language!: I'm guessing you are referring to a mammogram, but i could be totally wrong. "parenchyma" is the "representative tissue, " i.e., the tissue that normally lives in the area being studied. Fibroglandular refer to tissue made up of glands (milk glands) and fiber. This could as easily have been stated as "patient has dense breast tissue." that would be common in a 40-year-old woman. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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What does increasing echogenicity of the liver parenchyma mean?

Most commonly: This is seen with increased fat content of the liver. Fatty livers are most commonly seen in patients ingesting too much fat in their diets or the result of excessive alcohol intake. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in layman's terms, can anyone tell me what bilateral renal parenchyma is?

Can you tell me in layman's terms, can anyone tell me what bilateral renal parenchyma is?

Normal anatomy term: Parenchyma refers to healthy kidney tissue on the outer rim of the kidney. This is not a disease. It is an anatomy term ...Read more

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What is the meaning of " liver is normal size with homogeneous parenchyma. Nofocal mass is seen."?

What is the meaning of  " liver is normal size with homogeneous parenchyma. Nofocal mass is seen."?

That is good news..: Normal size is good. Homogenous=all areas look similar. Parenchyma here just mean the liver tissue itself. No focal mass means no mass is seen in any area. All of these are just fancy words telling you that you have a normal liver based on the ultrasound findings. So, this is actually good news. Consult doc and good luck. ...Read more

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What does this mean(x-ray reading):slightly limited inspiration on lateral view compressing the basilar parenchyma ?

What does this mean(x-ray reading):slightly limited inspiration on lateral view compressing the basilar parenchyma ?

Incomplete breath: It means that the radiologist felt that you did not take a complete breath in (or the pictures were taken after you started exhaling) during the process of getting the X-ray. As a result, the part of the lungs near the bases (bottom) seem to show up more dense than the rest of the lung. Again, radiologist felt that this is due to incomplete breath during the X-ray procedure. ...Read more

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What does pancreatic parenchyma is atrophic mean?

What does pancreatic parenchyma is atrophic mean?

It means: The tissue of your pancreas has deteriorated and is shrunken down. Often seen in people with history of alcohol excess or other causes of prior pancreatic inflammation. ...Read more