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mild hepatomegaly with diffuse fatty infiltration

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Weight/obesity: Non-alcoholic fatty liver is a growing problem related to being overweight or obese. It has the potential of getting worse and causing more severe li ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Self explanatory: it is self explanatory large liver because of fat infiltration cyst in the kidney large prostate
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Fatty liver: Fatty infiltration of the liver can be a common finding on ultrasound. Maybe weight loss, controlling diabetes if present, avoid excess alcohol. Check ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Varies: An enlarged fatty liver (hepatomegaly) can be seen on ultrasound. This may be a more common condition in diabetics or those that are obese or overweig ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe....: You've asked a number of questions to healthtap recently regarding the subject of "fatty liver." fatty liver is common in america (about 1/4 adult po ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
A radiology finding: Usually something noted or commented upon by a radiologist on ultrasound or ct scan. An enlarged liver with excess fatty cells can be from obesity, po ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Fatty liver: Not enough information. What meds is he taking how old is he? Is the infiltration 4 cm in size or his liver? Being a smoker always raise issue of canc ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Common: This is a common finding, particularly in obese patients. It does not seem to be a serious or progressive problem, but the real long term effects of t ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Could: Be anything from mono, to other more serious conditions.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Keenaghan
Specializes in Pediatric Critical Care
Fatty liver disease: A fatty liver can be the result of too many calories resulting in being overweight or obese, it may also be a result of taking drugs or toxins injurio ... Read More
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