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cirrhosis of the liver ultrasound

A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: It would be very unlikely. Other tests that could be done to confirm are MRI, CT scan or liver biopsy. You could consult a hepatologist for evaluati ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Fatty Live: Although alcohol is a common reason for fatty liver and growing cause of fatty live is called NASH or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. There is recent l ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Always?...: Life is not exact. One sign or symptom doesn't always lead to the same diagnosis. If a doctor says portal hypertension means liver cirrhosis, he doesn ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Ultrasound of liver: Ultrasound is a very good test to look for liver cirrhosis. This is because a liver that is scarred from whatever disease, will have a different "echo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No it is not: Cirrhosis is not cancer.It is caused by chronic liver disease characterized by replacement of liver tissue by scar tissue and regenerative nodules lea ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually yes: so go ahead
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Multiple: The most common causes of liver cancer are cirrhosis and hepatitis b. Cirrhosis can be caused by any type of hepatitis (alcoholic, infectious, autoim ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Explanation: All tests , including US, required clinical correlation. It means that Doctor, who ordered your test and know your clinical presentation can give you ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Descriptive phrase: Visual descriptive finding for the sono.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Liver failure means that the liver is no longer functioning effectively and there are many causes for this, including end-stage cirrhosis of the liver ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Tyler
42 years experience Geriatrics
Scars in the liver: Chronic inflammation of liver cells can result in permanent scarring to develop in the liver. This is called cirrhosis. Common causes are excess alcoh ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rahimi
8 years experience Hepatology
Depends: Liver cancer can arise from cirrhosis which is called a primary liver cancer or hepatocellular cancer (HCC), or a secondary liver cancer meaning the c ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Fatty liver.: Steatosis of liver is fatty infiltration of the liver. Liver cells become infiltrated with fat, fatty acid chains (triglycerides). Most common causes: ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
38 years experience General Surgery
Many causes: Cirrhosis is the way the liver heals itself after repeated, severe or ongoing insults. These can be multifactorial, such as toxins (alcohol, certain ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Many possible causes: "fatty liver" can be seen in many situations such as obesity, alcohol use, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, problems with high triglycerides. However, i ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Cholestasis: You could elevated bilirrubin and alkaline phosphatase predominantly. Others sucn as transaminases can be elevated too. They will all normalize upon d ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Gilly
38 years experience Addiction Medicine
Unfortunately ...: This is a slow gradual process. The liver functions similar to a municipal waste water treatment plant. When it no longer works, toxins and waste pro ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samir Gupta
28 years experience General Surgery
One is a cancer: Liver cirrhosis is a disease of the liver that leads to severe scarring and ultimate dysfunction of the liver. Liver cancer can occur in the setting ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Fatty liver: infiltration is a precursor of liver damage and cirrhosis. May be related to alcohol abuse and elevated cholesterol and triglycerides. Any bacterial o ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Zegel
49 years experience Radiology
See answer: The concern is that this may represent developing cirrhosis. Ultrasound generally does not delineate iron deposition per se. A more definitive imag ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Four stages: Initial firbosis cirrhosis final there is a good article at livestrong.Com/article/four-stages-liver-disease/.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cirrhosis: Refer to diagram!
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
See below: Scar tissue in the liver as a result of different kinds of injuries. The significance is related to the chronicity for the injury and especially whet ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Discuss with doctor: It's doubtful that you'd be considered a transplant candidate. This is a problem that requires a face-to-face, real-time visit with your doctor. Thi ... Read More
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