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Attenuation lesion in liver

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
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
Family Medicine 30 years experience
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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional 34 years experience
Sounds: Like you have simple cysts in the liver which are benign.
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Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 30 years experience
You have liver cysts: Well defined, smooth walled, fluid attenuations in the liver are most likely cysts, and benign. The ct component of the pet/ct scan can measure the d... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Need more informatio: You need to provide us history and why was this test(?CT scan) done in the first place. If you have/had any symptoms, you need to let us know. Low att... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Possibly, but: Possibly, but I am unfamiliar with such a liver effect. Perhaps fibrosis from an associated disease, such as retroperitioneal fibrosis?
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Yes: Depending on the nature of the lesion, it is possible.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
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
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A male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
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
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
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.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 35 years experience
Talk to prescriber: Who ever orders the MRI will determine what is necessary for visualizing what they are looking for I would go with what they suggest. Best Wishes
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