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diffuse liver parenchymal disease

A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
45 years experience Family Medicine
? Cause: It is imperative to know the cause of the liver disease because that could guide the treatment. It could be viral, toxins ie medications, alcohol, ac ... Read More
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Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on the cause: The term means a disease process affecting the entire liver. The ability to heal liver disease depends on the specific cause in a given patient and th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikunj Shah
48 years experience Hepatology
Liver: This is common finding on Ultrasound and not specific for specific liver disease
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes, : Hepatitis could show up like that on ultrasound, along with numerous other processes, which is why the appearance is referred to as nonspecific.
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Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
That is a: nonspecific description that could be due to a variety of metabolic, infectious/inflammatory, medication induced, or neoplastic processes. Most commo ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Nonspecific : This doesn't say much othe than the liver has some changes in its appearance that are uniform throughout the liver, not a single area which could repr ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Need more details: What is USG? Tell us more details about your tests and the actual results. Then we can help you in explaining it better
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Means tissue: The liver is composed of tissue, blood vessels, and a duct system sort of like storm drains. Junk from the body goes in blood to the liver thru arter ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Disease of the liver: It is disease involving the liver cells. It is not different than just saying "liver disease.".
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
This sounds serious: To translate, you have liver cell damage and scarring (cirrhosis), which caused abnormally elevated portal vein pressures which caused venous distenti ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Need to know the cau: You have to find out the cause and treat the cause. Your Hemoglobin of 6 indicates that you have a serious problem. Ask you doctor to find the exact c ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
See doctor: The size of the spleen is of note. This enlarges for many reasons. The liver also enlarged is of concern as well. There should be a coordinated lab ... Read More
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