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what does an ultrasound of the liver show

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Bream
25 years experience Radiology
Lots of things: Ultrasound is a good way to image the liver for problems without using x-rays. Things that ultrasound picks up include gall bladder problems, masses i ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
Several things: A liver spot could be benign or malignant. See your physician about the official reading from the radiologist.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Variations in sound: wave patterns reflected & human interpretation of the image pattern. Get a copy of the images and study them yourself along with: https://www.goog ... Read More
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
Liver: This may represent fatty liver, cirrhosis, or infiltration by other disease processes such as cancer (which is less likely). Please follow up with yo ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Fibrosis: An ultrasound examination is one way of testing for fibrosis/scarring in the liver.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Fatty liver...: A fatty liver on ultrasound is fairly common. Have you had liver function testing (blood test)? The important step to take is to avoid meds that are l ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
24 years experience Radiology
Depends: It depends on the characteristics of the "spots". Were the thyroid lesions described as cysts or nodules. Did they have microcalcification? Liver "spo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: Advanced liver cirrhosis may show up on ultrasound. However, ultrasound can detect fibrosis in the liver even before the development of cirrhosis.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Liver: Normal, Good Luck
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
26 years experience Radiology
Fatty liver: Sounds like they are describing fatty infiltration of the liver.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Very Possible!!!: Stop the alcohol and I,m sure you can do this as a weekend only drinker. Healthy diet and daily exercise should be a lifestyle. You,ll be on your way ... Read More

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