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ultrasound pictures of liver cancer

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Biopsy: A blood test of alpha feto-protein may help, but imaging studies and a biopsy are needed for definitive diagnosis.

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Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Increased densities: Liver cancer can look like single or multiple nodules of increased density on the ultrasound. However, ultrasound is not the best, nor is it the final ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
If it is tailored: For liver mass, and technically adequate(i.e. no artifacts that might obscure anatomy), it would be nearly impossible to miss a large liver tumor.
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Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
A hyperechoic: space-occupying lesion in the liver can arise from a number of entities, both benign and malignant. The most common cause is a benign hepatic hemangio ... Read More
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Dr. Nizam Meah
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Not necessarily: A hypoechoic lesion is a very nonspecific term and it could indicate from simple cyst to a malignant lesion. The key is to correlate with patient pers ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It can be Cancer: The liver tumors may be due to Cancer of the gall bladder which often spreads into the liver unless it is treated, removed early. ACT scan can often s ... Read More
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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Can't tell w/ these.: The bilirubin level is high (whether direct or indirect bilirubin) & this can lead to jaundice. However, the TREND is more important than 1 lab va ... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Not usually: Liver cancer is usually not painful. The condition that leads to liver cancer (chronic hepatitis/cirrhosis) can cause vague pain in the right upper qu ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
24 years experience General Surgery
Varies : Most of the time there will be no symptoms until cancer becomes big enough to cause problems. U may turn yellow along w really dark urine, fatigue, sw ... Read More
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Dr. Heather Curry
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
It can be: Many factors can increase one's risk for primary liver cancer including: chronic infection with hepatitis b or c virus, type 2 diabetes, nonalcoholic ... Read More

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