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Benign liver lesion

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
MRI WITH contrast...: Even an MRI WITH contrast won't be completely accurate in distinguishing a benign or (God forbid) malignant liver lesion. The GOLD STANDARD way to det ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Petros Ayele
29 years experience General Practice
To rule out 2ary tum: He wanted to rule out secondary neoplasms from gastrointestinal, pancreas, ovary and biliary system.
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Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Being thorough: Your GI doc is just being thorough. He is making sure that the lesion is benign and does not need a biopsy.
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Dr. Milton Mintz
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He's being: Very thorough which is good!
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikunj Shah
49 years experience Hepatology
Liver Lesion: It is small and need to know benign or malignant
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sounds: like a hepatic cyst but should be confirmed by a high resolution study such as MRI/MRA.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
liver: Trying to determine if the lesion is benign or malignant. May recommend additional imaging or biopsy.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Unfortunally: although the most common answer is a benign CYST, further testing may be required. Suggest you consult with your GP Hope this is helpful Dr Z
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Can cause cancer: Liver lesions are abnormal growth due to chronic inflammation in liver, people with cirrhosis if they develop liver lesions has a higher chance of dev ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes for Surgery: For a small, single lesion , surgical excision is one of the best treatment options. But there is risk for additional cancers to appear in future. So ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rahimi
9 years experience Hepatology
Depends: Those with cirrhosis can develop liver lesions over time and that is why it is recommended to get an ultrasound and AFP lab test every 6 months to scr ... 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

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