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Old 08-28-2007, 10:00 AM   #1
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My mom sent me this email this morning .... cancer?

In my email from mom was as follows:

---snip---
last week I had MRI of neck.
the report from the radiologist is screwed up, doctor is waiting for
call back, but it looks like i have a mass either on the thyroid
gland, or on the pyroted(sp?), which is near the ear on the side of
the face. once we figure out what it is, i have to have a biopsy. i
know you are really good about looking this stuff up, can you find
out what happens if it comes back as cancer?? thx mom
---snip---


Could anyone enlighten me on what this could be?

 
Old 08-29-2007, 07:52 PM   #2
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Re: My mom sent me this email this morning .... cancer?

Hi. Could "pyroted" possibly be carotid? There's a carotid artery in the neck.

 
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Old 08-30-2007, 12:30 AM   #3
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Re: My mom sent me this email this morning .... cancer?

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Originally Posted by JustMeInID View Post
Hi. Could "pyroted" possibly be carotid? There's a carotid artery in the neck.
As there was a mention of thyroid , It may be Parathyroid ( not sure of the spelling ) Look in the Thyroid forum you may find out more from there. L



Just found a site for you re parathyroid
[url]http://www.parathyroid.com/parathyroid-symptoms.htm[/url]

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