Monthly Archives: September 2016

Thyroidectomy Scars

13 years post thyroidectomy after a subtotal thyroidectomy (right lobectomy) for papillary carcinoma. ROJ@16sept30

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The changing breast ultrasound results pointing to fibrocystic changes

A lot of patients are fearful of the word “solid” nodules in a breast ultrasound report. If there is no palpable dominant breast mass, the “solid nodules” per se reported on breast ultrasound usually is part of the fibrocystic changes … Continue reading

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Value-based Health Care Services for Breast Mass Excision Using PhilHealth Case Rate – CM

Value-based Health Care Services for Breast Mass Excision Using PhilHealth Case Rate Benign Breast Mass Excision PhilHealth Case Rate (Hospital – P5500) Fit the total expenses of operation to the case rate (P5500) and yet producing good outcomes (no complications) … Continue reading

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When do we say that a thyroid gland is enlarged?

Introduction on the thyroid gland A thyroid gland is a butterfly- or H-shaped organ located in front of the center of the neck. It usually consists of 2 lobes, right and left lobes adjacent to the side of the trachea … Continue reading

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Inflammatory Breast Cancer in a 94-year-old Female

Inflammatory breast cancer is very uncommon to the point of being rare. Inflammatory breast cancer displays the same symptoms that may occur with inflammation, like swelling, skin redness, and an orange peel like texture of the skin. But this does … Continue reading

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Value-based Health Care Services for Breast Mass Excision

Value-based Health Care Services for Breast Mass Excision Using PhilHealth Case Rate Breast Mass (Fibroadenoma) Excision PhilHealth Case Rate (Hospital – P5500) Fit the total expenses of operation to the case rate (P5500) and yet producing good outcomes (no complications) … Continue reading

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Bringing Medical Records During Patient Consultation to a Physician

ROJOSON’S ADVICE TO ALL PATIENTS GOING FOR A PATIENT CONSULTATION TO A PHYSICIAN IS TO ALWAYS BRING ALL PAST MEDICAL RECORDS.  To patients who will be consulting a new physician, always bring all past medical records.  Advantages: One, the new … Continue reading

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