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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
What Organ?: The term means that the expected uniformity of an organs' tissue texture has been degraded and the appearance has assumed a rather more coarse texture ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
26 years experience Radiology
Fatty liver: Sounds like they are describing fatty infiltration of the liver.
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Dr. John Lipman
36 years experience Radiology
Talk to liver MD: The liver may be enlarged and "markedly echogenic" is descriptive term used when looking at ultrasound image when the structure you're looking at is b ... Read More
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Dr. David Dang
14 years experience Radiology
See below: It sometimes depends on the ultrasound machine. Some older machines make everything echogenic and coarse. On a good machine, the findings may indicate ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Liver Damage: Yes. Of course. You must realize that this kind of liver damage can lead to cirrhosis just as if this trouble was caused by infection or alcohol. Ev ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Fatty liver: Lose weight if overweight, cut out alcohol if using; cut out simple sugars, starches, decrease fat in diet. Get followed up. Sometimes, fatty liver l ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Need symptoms & hx: You have a complicated question on behalf of your dad & gave only bits of information. It's not reasonable or prudent to offer a diagnosis in this ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Likely: You may need additional imaging like CT or MRI to further evaluate this findings, but it sounds like a biopsy may be warranted to get a definitive ans ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Liver : Probably fibrosis but coarse is a general term and should be viewed along with the appropriate lab tests. Good Luck
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Cirrhosis: It means that the liver is not functioning well. You need to be evaluated soon by a liver specialist and will need further testing to find out reason ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vijaya Sikand
39 years experience Family Medicine
Female health: You should discuss these ultrasound findings with a family medical provider or gynecologist who will advise follow up and treatment of whichever sympt ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
When: Applied to the kidneys this means the outer area of the kidney is brighter on ultrasound than what is usually seen. This can be technical (as in not a ... Read More
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hosea Mcadoo
55 years experience Radiology
Descriptive term: Not specific to any one thing. Parenchyma is just the main part of an organ or tissue. Echogenicity refers to how many echoes are produced by a tiss ... Read More

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