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attenuation lesion in liver

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Lesion: In cases like this I sit down with the radiologist who interpreted the ct scan and ask advice as to possible diagnosis, how concerning is the lesion, ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
Usually benign: Attenuation is like density on a CT. A high attenuation tissue like bone, will appear white on a CT, whereas low attenuation (less dense substances l ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Haemangioma/metastas: Blood vessel malformations can present in liver. Metastasis of cancer can occur. Certain parasites can form cysts in liver. Hematogenous spread of inf ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Sounds: Like you have simple cysts in the liver which are benign.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Depending on the nature of the lesion, it is possible.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It is a: lesion in the liver which is brighter(echogenic) than normal liver.Typically in young patients it turns out to be a benign hemangioma, which needs no ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
No, not really: It may be a benign cyst. These are common, not worth worrying about. Why did you have a CT scan done in the first place ? Do you have anything else wr ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
This is normal.: It means that the liver is uniform (the same all over) and doesn't have any areas that are scarred or damaged or abnormal.
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Should be: Should probably get a needle biopsy to find out what that is. Good luck!

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