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What's adenoma necrosis of the thryroid?

Benign thyroid cyst. An adenoma of the thyroid is a benign cystic mass that can secrete thyroid hormone. When tumors grow, they need adequate blood supply; however, if they grow faster than their blood supply can support them, the innermost portion of the mass dies, which is also known as undergoing "necrosis", because it has the worst blood supply relative to the surrounding tumor cells. Read more...

What is necrosis? Just irrevesible cell then dead off and cause inflammation? Does it mean whenever there is a mild injury, our cell die and necrosis?

Necrosis. Cell death is said to occur by two alternative, opposite modes: apoptosis, a programmed, managed form of cell death, and necrosis, an unordered and accidental form of cellular dying. Read more...

What is Necrosis of the Brain and How do I treat it?

Not enough character. Necrosis of the brain can be caused by several things. Tumor, Lack of Blood Supply, Infection among others. I don't have enough characters to answer this completely, but there is no treatment of necrosis of the brain, that portion is by definition dead. The goal is to prevent further necrosis and that's by finding out what caused necrosis in the first place. Read more...

What is aseptic necrosis?

Tissue death no bugs. Aseptic necrosis is often used to describe the death of bone due to vascular insufficiency, without and infection. High dose steroid treatment can cause aseptic necrosis of the head of the femur. Fracture of the femoral neck can also cause aseptic necrosis due to injury to blood vessels supplying the femoral head. Read more...

What is caseous necrosis in the lungs?

From infection. Caseous necrosis is form of cell death when tissue maintains cheese-like appearance. The dead tissue appears as a soft and white proteinaceous dead cell mass.Frequently encountered in tuberculous infections. Can be caused by syphilis and certain fungi, histoplasmosis, cryptococcosis, and coccidioidomycosis. Read more...

What is liver necrosis in pregnancy?

Serious problem. You may be referring to a problem of either fatty liver infiltration or liver disease secondary to a condition like pre eclampsia. Either way, the process leads to an elevation in blood tests that reflect damage to liver cells due to an underlying process. This is a serious problem and needs to be addressed as to the underlying cause. If it goes untreated it can lead to more serious consequence. Read more...

Would I know about testicle necrosis due to partial torsion (I suspect - there is discomfort, not pain) after one week? What symptoms of necrosis? Thx

PAIN. I believe that if you had necrosis of the testicle you would have pain, fever and generalized illness. If you have some mild discomfort and swelling on the back of the testicle it may be epididymitis. If you have any lump on the testicle you must get this checked by your doctor. Read more...