Leiomyoma is otherwise known as fibroids. It is a benign smooth muscle tumor that rarely develops into cancer. This condition commonly affects the female genital tract, retroperitoneum, and urinary bladder. It is managed by hysterectomy in severe cases.

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What is the lesion present in my left leg for the past 15 years?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a lesion on my left leg from the past 15 years. I have never shown it to a doctor. I am attaching a picture of the lesion. Can you please tell me what this might be? Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Is the lesion painful? Is it increasing in size? This appears more like a benign appendageal tumor. I can narrow the diagnosis with the help of further information. Revert with more information co...  Read Full »

Is Metronidazole the reason for my stomach pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I just received a CT scan reading, and I am concerned about the first two notes. Impression: 1. Diffuse decrease in density of the liver is seen. 2. Likely postcholecystectomy status is noted.  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, the diffuse decrease density of the liver is a subjective finding which means it depends upon the reporting radiologist. The liver density is compared with the spleen (another organ with a similar density as of liver). I do not think that this is a significant ...  Read Full »

Is surgery needed for uterine fibroid?

Query: Hi doctor, My mom had fibroid in her uterus and got it removed last week. Please see the reports attached and let me know what it is. Thank you in advance.  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The report says that the fibroid was not malignant or cancerous (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is a type of cellular growth due to long-term hormonal stimulation. Leiomyomas are benign monoclonal tumors arising from the smooth muscle cells of...  Read Full »

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