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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Holzman
47 years experience Mammography, Breast Ultrasound
See below. : Have you pcp review findings with radiologist who read study. Depending upon degree of suspicion of the area, radiologist may only request a short ter ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Bleich
22 years experience Radiology
Obtain follow-up: A small cyst in the liver is common and most likely benign, particularly in the absence of a history of cancer. Since the ultrasound could not confir ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelsey Phelps
9 years experience Family Medicine
Not at all: A hypoechoic liver lesion, which is something seen on ultrasound, can arise from a number of things, both benign and malignant. The most common cause ... Read More
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
More details: about the appearance and clinical setting would be necessary to assign a probability of malignancy, but in general, as an incidental finding, this alm ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikunj Shah
49 years experience Hepatology
Liver lesion: It is small but needs more testing
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Primary or met: angiomas or fibromas may present as such. Hepatic angiogram showing specific arterial blood supply more common with malignancies since hepatic cells ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yes : Hypoechoic literally means that it does not bounce back sound waves very well. As a rule of thumb Hypoecoic solid nodules > than1-1.4 CM with macr ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Consult radiologist: to determine if this is just a liver cyst ( common ) or a new growth in the liver. Not sure exactly what is meant by a "mixed lesion". The final diagn ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Hepatic cysts: My impression is that these have been interpreted as hepatic cysts and you have some fatty infiltration of the liver without evidence of hepatic damag ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It is possible,: but cysts are usually described as "anechoic" rather than "hypoechoic". This could potentially be a solid mass, and further evaluation with CT or MRI ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
No, not simple cyst: Everyone can have 1 or 2 "simple" cysts in the liver & live a long, full life. If it is confirmed to be a simple cyst, & you have no other sym ... Read More
A 93-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
I do not know: Without knowing your GM and her overall health and case history, no one can truly know her definitive Diagnosis on healthTap. The description of "met ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Hyperechoic: Lesions are "bright" or whiter than surrounding liver. Hypoechoic lesions are darker than surrounding liver. There are long lists of what causes these ... Read More
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