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diffuse hepatic steatosis

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikunj Shah
49 years experience Hepatology
Liver lesions: Fatty liver and liver lesions concerning. I would suggest further testing with CT or MRI and if need see liver specialist.
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: The hepatic steatosis, or fatty liver, is usually due to either diabetes, obesity, or alcohol use. As for the sub centimeter lesions, it really depend ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 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
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Rx underlying dx: This accumulation of abnormal amounts of fat in the liver is generally a result of some underlying metabolic abnormality involving the organ that is m ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
No: These are completely unrelated conditions.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Not the same: "itis" means inflammation, so "steatohepatitis" is a liver inflammed in association with fatty infiltration. Steatosis just means fat has accumulated ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
21 years experience Family Medicine
Fatty liver disease: This is a great time to address the lifestyle changes that can influence the liver. The patient should address diet and exercise to reduce weight, red ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You decide: I am going to assume that hepatitis b and wilson's have been ruled out -- if one of these is the cause, you're in grave danger. I'll also assume that ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
It can be: Hepatic steatosis (fatty liver) can be caused by both alcohol use and having an unhealthy diet & being obese. In fact, the most common cause of f ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Hepatic steatosis: is another term for fatty liver. There are many potential causes, alcohol is one of them.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Hepatologist: The findings are consistent with a fatty liver and a hepatologist or gastroenterologist would be best qualified to evaluate,advise and treat you as we ... Read More

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