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Doctor insights on: Xray Cyst In The Greater Tuberosity Of The Shoulder

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Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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I have sharp pain below my left shoulder. X-ray, CT scan, and EKG show nothing but small cysts on liver and kidneys. Where could pain radiate from?

I have sharp pain below my left shoulder. X-ray, CT scan, and EKG show nothing but small cysts on liver and kidneys. Where could pain radiate from?

Systematic workup: Pain under left shoulder could come from several causes. Your doctor should take a detailed history and physical exam, then order appropriate tests. ...Read more

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How long will greater tuberosity fracture from fall on shoulder and scapular thoracic dyskinesis take to, heal, im 28f healthy?

How long will greater tuberosity fracture from fall on shoulder and scapular thoracic dyskinesis take to, heal, im 28f healthy?

6-12 weeks: Bony healing of the greater tuberosity should take 6-12 weeks. Scapulothoracic dyskinesis may take longer: you will need to rebuild muscle, relearn proper body mechanics and correct muscle imbalances, restore proper posture, etc. Put in the effort and therapy now and it will pay off later. ...Read more

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Can you see a ovarian. Cyst on x ray?

Can you see a ovarian. Cyst on x ray?

See answer: Ovarian cysts are filled with fluid and are soft tissue density – and are not seen routinely on regular xrays unless they contain calcification (which is unusual). Ultrasound (or possibly mri) of the pelvis is the preferred imaging modality although cysts can be identified with ct. ...Read more

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Can you see an ovarian cyst on a regular x-ray?

Can you see an ovarian cyst on a regular x-ray?

Not usually: It should not be visible on routine xrays, but could appear on a ct scan (specialized xrays), or ideally an ultrasound (or mri). ...Read more

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Is Surgery an option with a Subcortical Cyst in the shoulder ?

Is Surgery an option with a Subcortical Cyst in the shoulder ?

Treat with observati: The subcortical cyst should most likely be asymptomatic; however, if there is pain in this shoulder, see an orthopaedist. ...Read more

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My dentist found what he called a pallet cyst when i had an x-ray. What is that?

My dentist found what he called a pallet cyst when i had an x-ray. What is that?

Cyst: Roof of Mouth: Your cyst is located on the roof of your mouth. The dentist (if capable) will treat the area or refer you to an oral surgeon for treatment. Often cysts can enlarge over time, so it is important to seek treatment. ...Read more

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Does subchondral cysts in the shoulder go away on its own & how did they get there ?

Does subchondral cysts in the shoulder go away on its own & how did they get there ?

Varies: A subchondral cyst is usually a process that occurs near an inflamed or severely arthritic joint. An erosion occurs through the cartilage into the adjacent bone, thus creating the cyst. Although it varies somewhat, they usually do not spontaneously resolve unless the underlying process that caused them is addressed. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Need to know of a good doctor in raleigh I have a cyst on shoulder and my first time to the doctors?

Need to know of a good doctor in raleigh I have a cyst on shoulder and my first time to the doctors?

Depends: This depends on what you mean regarding location of cyst on shoulder. If it is superficial, then i would seek a general surgeon to evaluate it. If it is in the shoulder itself such as bone, then i would seek an orthopedic surgeon. You can find one through your local hospital system. ...Read more

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Can i fly after having a cyst removed from my shoulder? They will be putting me under general anesthetic.

Can i fly after having a cyst removed from my shoulder? They will  be putting me under general anesthetic.

Ok, but ask surgeon: This type of surgery should not preclude you from flying normally, but discuss with your surgeon for continuity of care, and assure s/he is ok with your wishes as they know your full medical history, and would be able to tell you if they feel there is any risk at all concerning blood clots after recent surgery and flying. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had a small sebasouce cyst on my left shoulder think it burst under skin nothing coming out of it is it something to worry about ?

I had a small sebasouce cyst on my left shoulder think it burst under skin nothing coming out of it is it something to worry about ?

No worry: nothing to worry about. If the area becomes red, warm, tender, or yellow weeping. Seek the guidance of a health professional ...Read more

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Lump on shoulder, cyst or cancer?

Lump on shoulder, cyst or cancer?

Can be any of above: Please have your doctor evaluate to figure out the source of your lump. ...Read more

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Could ovarian cyst be seen by xray?

Could ovarian cyst be seen by xray?

Not usually: Not usually seen unless extremely large. Ultrasound exam is best method of detecting ovarian cysts. Cysts can also be seen on CT exam of pelvis. ...Read more

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Can you see ovarian cysts on an xray?

Can you see ovarian cysts on an xray?

No: On a plain xray, definitely not. On ct, mri, or us, yes. Ultrasound is best for characterizing ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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Can a cyst be seen on a x-ray?

Can a cyst be seen on a x-ray?

Sometimes...: A cyst can show up, but it will look like a round mass, there is no way to tell if it is a cyst without additional imaging. ...Read more

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Roentgen Rays (Definition)

Roentgen rays are another term for x-rays, which are a form of electromagnetic radiation (other types include light and microwaves). X-rays are used to provide imaging with plain ...Read more