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Questions in the Diagnostic Radiology forum cover topics including body imaging, bone scans, breast imaging, CT scan, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), MRA, NMR, ultrasound, and x-rays.

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Does spinal hardware affect the outcome of a MRI when a scan is done on your spine? if so How?
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I have chronic inactive HepB. A year ago I had a routine u/s and they found 2 7mm lesions that appeared to be benign hemangioma. I had a follow up MRI and only one was visualized and it again, appeared to be hemangioma. A u/s 6 months...
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Hi, I had an MRI of my lumbar spine for low back pain and bilateral thigh pain and numbness. The results showed degeneration of the facet joints, severe at L3-L4. It also showed desicatted (sp) discs etc. The finding that I'm inquir...
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hi..im a medical technologist by profession and i wonder if you could make it easy for me to understand this ct scan results that was given to me since i don't have any background regarding this thing. I would really appreciate if you co...
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I was recently found to have a 8mm rounded sclerotic area in the l3 vertebral....can you put this into English for me ---- a previous xray shows that there has been no change........what's next for me?
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sir, i m suffering by pain in my right shoulder for 3 month,i had MRI,having findings. The marrow signal is slightly hyperintence to normal muscle on the T1 weighted images the pateran &signal intensity sugest moderate mar...
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I am currently a student majoring in diagnostic medical sonography. I am writing a report on liver cirrhosis and would like to hear any experiences that anyone has had detecting it in an ultrasound. Also, any information on the procedure...
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I have recently had a rash of odd things happening. A couple of things were happening simultaneously, causing different doctors to run different tests. My OB ran a trans vag ultrasound and my GP ran a CT Scan of Abdomen and Pelvis. (U...
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Recently I had an MRI for my right knee. It showed "tears of the posterior horn over the medial meniscuc, changes of grade 3 chondromalacia over the medial patellar facet/patellar apex.... and changes of red marrow reconversion". What do...
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Hi, I had a CT scan done at the emergency room this morning, It came back normal. I want to know if it is possible to miss a pitutary tumor on a CT scan. I have abnormal hormone levels, no period for 6 months, blurred vision and a sm...
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I just had to get a chest x-ray for my pre op testing and I was curious why do they ask for one and what are they looking for on a chest x-ray when my surgery will be a hysterectomy?
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I have been having pain depe in my knee and had a CT scan as I am unable t get MRI - Radiologists report mentions impression: Deep Chondral Fissure and Bone Infarct? What does that mean?
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I had a CT Scan, without contrast, done on an emergency basis 1.5 years ago. The results showed a lot of free air, which was later determined to be due to a vaginal cuff tear. Through a worker's comp. claim, I was supplied a copy of al...
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I currently am going through a recurrence of thyroid cancer. I had a CT scan of my neck recently which showed suspicious lymph nodes and suspicious tissue in the thyroid bed. However, my question is about something the radiologist note...
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On my CT Scan Abd & Pelvic it shows fatty liver infiltration ( I have elevated liver enzymes) no mass samall celiac chain lymph nodes are seen largest is 5mm then it shows rt cardiophrenic lymphs nodes largest is 3mm small para-aortic ly...
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Right Hip MRI: There is a heterogeneous appearance to the bone marrow most notably in the proximal femur but also involving the pelvis as well. Mild degenerative changes are noted along the acetabulum. Small amount of physiological fl...
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I had a Gallium and Bone Scan done and both came back abnormal with concentrations in several joint locations. The same radiologist performed both studies months apart and asked when I hadn't found out what was causing the first scan to ...
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This question is about my brother in law who is suffering from fluid retention. Mainly his legs and feet. He is 56 and has always been healthy despite the fact he has cerebral palsy. He has had a battery of test and they have drained ...
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i have had very strong cushings disease for at least two years, they have ignored me and wouldnt test me for anything said i was having anxiety - its gotten to the point that my leg and arm muscles are basically gone and my bones are bri...
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would a ct without oral contrast miss adenopathy? I has iv contrast but not oral contrast of abdomen pelvic thank you
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