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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikunj Shah
49 years experience Hepatology
Liver Lesion: It is small and need to know benign or malignant

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sounds: like a hepatic cyst but should be confirmed by a high resolution study such as MRI/MRA.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Unfortunally: although the most common answer is a benign CYST, further testing may be required. Suggest you consult with your GP Hope this is helpful Dr Z
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Can cause cancer: Liver lesions are abnormal growth due to chronic inflammation in liver, people with cirrhosis if they develop liver lesions has a higher chance of dev ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes for Surgery: For a small, single lesion , surgical excision is one of the best treatment options. But there is risk for additional cancers to appear in future. So ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rahimi
9 years experience Hepatology
Depends: Those with cirrhosis can develop liver lesions over time and that is why it is recommended to get an ultrasound and AFP lab test every 6 months to scr ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
Usually benign: Attenuation is like density on a CT. A high attenuation tissue like bone, will appear white on a CT, whereas low attenuation (less dense substances l ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
This is normal.: It means that the liver is uniform (the same all over) and doesn't have any areas that are scarred or damaged or abnormal.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
liver: Trying to determine if the lesion is benign or malignant. May recommend additional imaging or biopsy.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Yes but: stastistic is on your side chance of FNH is much more likely than HCC you have a lot of reason to have FNH being a female may be used BCP in the past ... Read More

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