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6/29/2017I have a complex cyst and a biopsy has been ordered because of its characteristics. Although I asked for the details of the ultrasound results to be explained to me in terms of what that means for actual risk to my health, it hasnt been done. Below I have pasted the language from the ultrasound report from the radiologist and would appreciate if it could be explained to me in terms of actual risk to my health and chances of malignancy.

"The lesion at 9 o’clock position has lobulated contour, several loculations within it with the stellate region of central soft tissue thickening radiating septa to the periphery of the lesion. Minimal vascular flow is identified within the thickened central septa stellate component. The lesion at 9 o’clock has thickened stellate septa. Biopsy is suggested for further evaluation of lesion at 9 o’clock position that measures 4.6 x 3.4 x 4.6 cm in size."
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6/30/2017double check the size. because if this is "cm" it is HUGE. hopefully it is "mm". that said, the issue is that the cyst contains a fair amount of solid debris in it. there isn't vascular supply however which is good. smart to do biopsy. double check the measurements though.

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