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White Spot On Gallbladder Ultrasound
An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
Not necessarily : Can't render an opinion without a better description of the findings. ...Read more
Red blood spots on & INSIDE stool.A spot of white mucus.Luq pain&distention.colonscpy& endo 8months ago mild gastritis.What could this be?
Echogenic focus: During routine fetal screening, it is not uncommon to see echogenic or "bright" spots in various places. There are many reasons why these may occur, but most of the time it ends up being unimportant. Your OB may just want to keep a close eye to be sure there isn't something more. An isolated bright spot in the stomach region usually goes away and is nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Follow established : Depends on smoking, infection, enviornment history & size of nodule. At ~1.2 cm, ct or pet-ct may be indicated in 3 mos. With hi suspicion and no prior nodule, could biopsy now. Else consider that if repeat scans in 9-12 then 24 mos are all stable, then could stop scans. ...Read more
Need to see image: Can't really give a definite answer without seeing the study. A round, solid black spot could be a cyst. You also might have seen blood vessels in cross section. Could be any number of things. What did the report say? You should just ask your doctor. ...Read more
That is: an impossible question to answer, every ultrasound image, normal and abnormal, is composed of white, black, and grey areas. I would caution against trying to interpret ultrasound images without training, it can be very confusing. What does the report say? ...Read more
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I have a hemangioma lesion on liver found on scan also gallstones in gallbladder swollen abdomen bk pain flank pain what test now need doing?
Hemangioma Gallstone: The hemangioma does not cause symptoms and needs no further evaluation or treatment. You can forget about it unless you ever need a liver biopsy for an unrelated issue or have abdominal trauma (because it could bleed if injured). The gallstones may be causing your symptoms and a hida scan might be useful to see if the stones are blocking the opening in the gallbladder that lets them out. ...Read more
Blood flow: The dots are the arterial blood flow(red) venous (blue). ...Read more
Routine scan found a small" spot" "looks like fluid" on my liver and a "adnexal lesion" next to my ovary "could be lymph node". Follow up?
See answer: Very common, and more the rule than the exception, nowadays for current imaging studies (ct, ultrasound, mri, etc) to detect and report what are clinically insignificant findings. The question is which findings may be potentially significant and require follow-up imaging in a 3-12 month time span to look for any change in size/appearance. Best to ask your md who ordered the scan re: follow-up. ...Read more
My doctor saw gray shading inside the 5cm ovarian cyst on my ultrasound.. What does this mean? Could it mean it's cancerous??
Ask your doctor: It is impossible to get a reliable opinion on what a finding on a CT scan means from physicians who have not seen the scan. Speculation just leads to undue worry. Talk to your doctor! They have seen the scan... ask them the questions you have, openly, until you understand what they are thinking about the CT finding. Take care. ...Read more
Depends: Spots in the liver detected by ultrasound are usually further characterized as anechoic, hyper-echoic, calcific, fluid filled or solid. These additional descriptive terms can help better identify the 'spots'...These areas could be cycts, benign growths, malignant growths, scars, nemangiomas or abcesses as some possibilities. Sometimes additional tests are need to figure this out. ...Read more
Had an abd ct scan looking for kidney stones. There was a white spot on my intestines that looked just like a kidney stone on a scan. What could it be?
Need to see scan: There are a number of things it could be. It could be a kidney stone, phlebolith (a benign calcification) or a some other things. To really answer would need to know why had the scan and if possible see some of the CT scan images. Would recommend having one of the HealthTap docs look and help. ...Read more
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
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