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Left kidney having hypodense mass - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Kidney Conditions
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i have a question regarding CT Scan
Doctor :   ok
User :   had an abdomnial ultrasound findingsa fatty liver and 1cm x 2 cm hypodense mass on left kidney radiologist recommedned a "dedicated CT scan .. what would be dedicated for this?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   here there are 2 things
Doctor :   1. fatty liver which is very common finding which I explain , is not worrisome
Doctor :   2. Hypo dense mass mass : most common could be hemangioma
User :   do i need an abdominal and pelvic ct scan for this?
Doctor :   Because Ultrasound has vague image , CT scan will view the mass clearly
Doctor :   You just need Upper abdominal CT
User :   what type of ct scan?
User :   what type of ct scan?
User :   what type of ct scan?
Doctor :   Most of the hemangiomas do not cause any symptoms
Doctor :   They are detected when going for other tests
User :   i cant see an answer? is there a problem
User :   i am ending now seems there is a problem cant read anything
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