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mild heterogeneity of hepatic parenchyma

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Fatty liver likely: Lots of substances may "infiltrate" the liver & increase echogenicity (sound waves bounce off liver better). Fatty liver is most common--due to diabet ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
A bit increased: Maybe a little bit increased.
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Dr. David Dang
14 years experience Radiology
See below: Hard to say without seeing the images. It probably means the radiologist saw an increased in the liver echotexture but was not sure it's significant o ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Abuawad
30 years experience Radiology
Liver disease: It can suggest diffuse liver disease such as fatty liver and liver cirrhosis. Additional testing and possible biopsy is needed.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Petrosky
9 years experience General Surgery
Hepatic parenchyma: This is a term used to describe the tissue of the liver. It helps distinguish between different parts of the liver such as the liver capsule, the bloo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Yes: That is the most common cause of increased hepatic echogenecity.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Probably fatty liver: vs. poor scan quality (in opinion of the physician dictating the interpretation). Look up: https://www.google.com/#q=low%20attenuation%20hepatic%20par ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No: Loose weight, avoid hepatotoxic chemicals.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Liver cancer would have shown up with different pattern than a uniform image throughout.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Fibrosus: Also consider retroperitoneal fibrosis.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not the right tests: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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