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Coarse hetrogeneos liver

A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Richards
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Off course: A 'coarse' liver is not really a radiological term. It could mean an increase in echogenicity, which in turn could mean excessive fat infiltration. If... Read More

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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Terminology: Coarse liver is not a generally recognized medical term. Cirrhosis can arise is fatty liver which may due to alcohol or non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
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Dr. Anne Larson
Hepatology 34 years experience
Many things: This is often how the liver is described when it is seen on an ultrasound or a ct. Any liver condition can cause it to appear this way.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
FATTY LIVER.: Your liver tests look normal. Coarse liver texture does not necessarily indicate liver disease. Sometimes it could suggest fatty liver.Check liver f... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
Radiology 26 years experience
Fatty liver: Sounds like they are describing fatty infiltration of the liver.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
It's not good: I'm a pathologist familiar with correlations. This is most likely the fibrosis that precedes cirrhosis. If your personal physician cannot promise th... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
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
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
No: End stage cirrhosis would not be a subtle finding. This could represent many conditions, including early cirrhosis, however. Follow up with your docto... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heideman
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
No.: Mildly coarse is consistent with slight fatty infiltration of the liver add the biopsy showed. US is not very useful for quantifying the amount of fat... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Diagnostic Radiology 42 years experience
Normal: The texture of the liver on ultrasound can normally be course and reflect such entities as diet . Don't loose too much sleep over this just yet.

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