Items Tagged ‘CAT scan’

November 2, 2017

My Experience with My Adrenal Gland which I Never Knew I Had

By Shirley Shirley

I never even knew it was there until I had a CAT scan. I’d never heard of it, so when I found out about my diagnosis of a tumor on my adrenal gland I was a bit scared. The doctor recommended that I see Dr. Lihvits, and after meeting with her she explained to me […]

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Tags: adrenal gland, adrenal gland tumor, CAT scan, Dr. Masha Lihvits, patient stories, surgery, tumor

Loyal to Life Savers

September 11, 2015

Loyal to Life Savers

By uclahealth uclahealth

Elaine Levy found out she had stage 4 polycystic kidney disease after getting a CAT scan of her lungs. She recalls, “They said, ‘Oh, I’m so sorry, you have bi-­lateral PKD.’ I said, ‘That’s okay, I feel fine,’ not knowing exactly what it was I had. Of course, after I researched it, I realized just […]

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Tags: bi-lateral PKD, CAT scan, dialysis, PKD, polycystic kidney disease, stage 4 polycystic kidney disease, stage 5 polycystic kidney disease