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hypoattenuating lesion liver

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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
The vast: Majority of these are benign incidental findings, usually tiny cysts or benign hemangiomas. If you have no history of malignancy or other risk factors ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Probably cyst; incid: If you weren't having problems with your liver (ie that wasn't the purpose of the ordering doc) then don't worry much about the incidental finding. Wh ... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It generally means: it is of lower density than normal liver tissue. For example, a liver cyst, containing fluid, would be hypoattenuating compared to solid liver tissue ... Read More
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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Plan: You have to discuss these questions with doctor who know your symptoms and send you to the CT. It's always must be clinical correlation with radiology ... Read More
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
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Benign vs malignant?: Benign tumors /neoplasms of the liver are not cancerous; malignant tumors are. See prior answer regarding differential for benign ones. Malignant tum ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Hypodense: Hypodense is a descriptive term used by radiologists to describe an abnormality in the liver seen on a ct scan. There is no other meaning, however, ok ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Depending on the nature of the lesion, it is possible.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Flashner
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Liver lesion: Many questions. Without more information, the answer is "Yes" & this should not be ignored. Is there a known problem of Hepatitis C, chronic us ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Several possiblities: Ranging from benign, to a lesion that needs monitoring (repeat imaging in 3 to 6 months), to lesions that need biopsy for diagnosis and treatment. Oka ... Read More

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