Cortex

What is Cortex?

The outer portion of an organ, such as the kidney, as distinguished from the inner, or medullary, portion.

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i am looking for a definition of a well circumscribed cylindrical lesion. 9mm in diamitar and 18mm in length. involving proximal humeral shaft....

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It may be a simple bone cyst,aneurysmal bone cyst,fibrous dysplasia etc.

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Your findings suggests small lesion...

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Hi i had ct which found a lesion not related to my original stomach pain. What does corticated mean i am having mri tomorrow does this appear to be...

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Corticated means lesion has well defined cortex.

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Thanks for writing to HCM,
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I have just had an ultrasound and was told that my renal cortex was thin, She told me that it was one that should be expected for a 70 year old (i...

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Thanks for query Based on the facts that you have posted you have landed in Chronic Renal Failure.

Consult qualified Urologist for clinical...

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