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Aug 21, 2013 in the Radiology Expert Forum - 2
This is a technical report meant for physicians; you should have a conversation with your doctors to answer your questions.
Aug 21, 2013 in the Radiology Expert Forum - 2
This is a technical report meant for physicians; you should have a conversation with your doctors to answer your questions.
Aug 21, 2013 in the Radiology Expert Forum - 1
The American College of Radiology states: BIRADS Category 4B includes lesions with an intermediate suspicion of malignancy. If you have questions as to what's going on, ask your surgeon, preferrably before the biopsy.
Aug 14, 2013 in the Radiology Expert Forum - 1
No there will be no effect.
Aug 14, 2013 in the Radiology Expert Forum - 1
Radiation is a carcinogen, so it's best to minimize exposure. Having said that, there is also natural background daily radiation from the sun and radon, among other sources. One Head CT is not going to appreciably change your cancer risk; it is the same as you'd get naturally from background sources in 8 months. We scan because it can reveal valuabl...
Aug 14, 2013 in the Radiology Expert Forum - 1
I can't give a great answer without seeing any images, but I'll say some general things. I don't like the word "infiltrate" because as you say, it's unclear what that means. In this case, it sounds like there is some abnormal density in the soft tissues; generally that is a bruise. Even thought you don't remember trauma, the...
Jul 29, 2013 in the Radiology Expert Forum - 2
This is a normal variant. Don't worry.
Jul 16, 2013 in the Radiology Expert Forum - 1
This is pretty out of my field. I'm sorry, but I can't provide any meaningful help here. Good Luck!
Jul 14, 2013 in the Radiology Expert Forum - 1
I can't reinterpret this, especially without images.
Jul 14, 2013 in the Radiology Expert Forum - 2
no idea. that's why he's getting another xray, i guess.