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what does spot on liver mean

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Many things: It could something as simple as a benign cyst, blood vessel malformation (hemagioma), other benign tumors (such as adenoma, nodular hyperplasia) or so ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Hamner
43 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
A cyst: A spot usually refers to a cyst which is basic abubble in the organ containing fluid. Most cysts are benign, especially if only a few are found.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
40 years experience Radiology
Liver fat thoughts: 1) Increased liver fat can be through the whole liver or parts of the liver AKA steatosis AKA fatty liver. Many causes, can often be reversible. Not p ... 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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It depends what the spot looks like. Can be benign and the radiologist usually can tell by looking at it. If not might need further evaluation with ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
13 years experience Internal Medicine
The spot could be : anything from a tumor to hematoma ..it needs to be worked up with an MRI..a high WBC can mean infection or inflammation
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A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not good: Please consult this site for an explanation of the term, "Benign". https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002236.htm Opposite of benign is malignant.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
20 years experience Surgical Oncology
Hard to say: Have you had a colonoscopy? It is hard to say what the spot on your liver is without looking at your films... This could be a simple cyst, but if it ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spots: There are a variety of things that can be seen in the liver. Not all of them are metastatic tumors. You can have benign nodules. However, ct is a be ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sheppeck
36 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: Spots in the liver detected by ultrasound are usually further characterized as anechoic, hyper-echoic, calcific, fluid filled or solid. These addition ... Read More
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