Benign Tumor

A benign tumor is a noncancerous growth that does not metastasize, meaning it does not spread to other parts of the body. Adenoma, lipoma, myoma, nevi, and fibroids are examples of benign tumors. Once excised, benign tumors usually do not grow back.

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What does a sclerotic lesion in a rib scan indicate?

Query: Hi doctor, What is the significance of a sclerotic lesion in rib found on CT scan? What does sclerotic mean?  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A sclerotic area in the bone is a part where there is increased deposition of calcium and therefore the bone mineralization in higher in this area. The exact nature of the lesion varies with age and other existing conditions. It is usually a harmless benign finding like t...  Read Full »

Can fibrous cortical defect in tibia be cured?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering mild pain in the middle part of my right leg tibia. An MRI was done and the doctor said that I have fibrous cortical defect. I would like to know is it completely curable.  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

General Practitioner, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fibrous cortical defect is also called as non-ossifying fibroma. It is a benign tumor. It usually occurs in children and also usually in the tibia bone. Most of the time it regresses on its own and casting is required. But, if the lesion is found to be too long or involvi...  Read Full »

What causes a lump on inner thigh under the skin?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a little bump under the skin on my inner thigh. It is not visible but I can feel it. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please answer the following questions. What is the size of the swelling? How long has it been there? Is it movable? What is it's exact location, like middle or upper thigh? Is there any bump on the other side as well? Most probably it is a lymph node. These are normal...  Read Full »

How can a 4 cm dermoid ovarian cyst be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34 year old female, and I had my right ovary and tube removed during C-section, due to a 4.5 cm dermoid cyst. The cyst was found during an ultrasound scan, five years back. The surgeon said a cystectomy was no possible because the cyst had completely replaced the ovary. Could you p...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Let me tell you, your right-sided cyst was having benign germ cell tumor that is a dermoid cyst, which is called as a mature cystic teratoma. Such a cyst is filled with cheesy mate...  Read Full »

How to identify whether the soft pulpy growth in the shoulder is cancerous or not?

Query: Hi doctor,My mother has a tumor-like thing in her shoulder. It is like a soft pulpy thing. Right now it is small and not causing much pain. When she works too much, she feels a weight on her shoulder and a mild pain like she has lifted a weight. Is that something cancerous?  Read Full »


Dr. Chirag Ashok Berry

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for using this platform. It sounds like your mother has a soft pulpy growth on her shoulder, which is painless at rest but causes heaviness on exertion. Although this information gives us some idea, it is challenging for me to guess what precisely this growth...  Read Full »

What is a benign mole?

Query: Hi doctor, I am concerned about a lump or bump that appeared under my mole. One day, I woke up with inflammation around my mole. As there were no changes in my mole, I thought it was a pimple and I applied some skin cream. It stayed inflamed and swollen for around five to six days and then it becam...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. With your descriptions, it seems that you are having a mole with secondary infections. If you can send pictures of this, then it will be better for me to suggest diagnosis, treatment and alleviate your anxiety. Mole, so called melanocytic nevus, if you frequently touch...  Read Full »

Is non-ossifying fibroma cancerous?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a pain in my ankle part. My doctor asked me to take an x-ray and it stated there is a cystic lesion. So, he asked for an MRI and it showed fibrous cortical defect and non-ossifying fibroma. Can it be cured?  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

General Practitioner, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This lesion is small. Considering it to be a fibrous cortical defect, this lesion can be left alone and healing can take place. It is usually an incidental finding. This lesion needs no surgery unless it progressively increases in size or an impending fracture or more tha...  Read Full »

Can meningioma be cured?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been diagnosed with a 5 x 5 x 3 mm meningioma in the superior frontal gyrus towards the cranial vertex. I would like to know if this will kill me or shorten my life. I also want information about anything regarding this, for example, recurrence, regrowth, etc.  Read Full »


Dr. Chirag Solanki

General Surgeon, Neuro Surgeon, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need not worry about meningioma. It is a benign and slow growing tumor. The present size is also very small. You only need to follow it up with serial scans every year. If it increases in size or causes symptoms, then only treatment is required for that. Thank you. Fo...  Read Full »

How can we treat meningioma tumor?

Query: Hi doctor, My grandmother is affected with meningioma tumor. Please advise what has to be done.  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The meningioma is a benign tumor, which grows slowly. But, the meningioma present in your grandmother is in the advanced stage, causing compression of the adjacent brain structures....  Read Full »

What does the report on glomus jugulare indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, Kindly have a look on my mother's report regarding glomus jugulare and advise.  Read Full »


Dr. Chandan Mohanty

Neurologist, Neuro Surgeon, Spine Surgeon, Spine Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a slow-growing benign noncancerous tumor of the base of the skull extending to the neck with a close relationship to the important vein, artery, and nerves of the brain. The scan reports indicate that this is a fairly large tumor and this will require a team ...  Read Full »

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