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what impact are hemangiomas on the liver

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Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Benign: It is a benign liver lesion made up of abnormal collection of blood vessels. Usually they are without symptoms, but they may cause pain and fullness. ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Levitin
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Incidental finding: Liver hemangiomas in adults are often unexpectantly seen when ct scans are ordered to look at other areas of the abdomen. These are usually clinicall ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. D A Steve Griswold
30 years experience Radiology
They don't: They may not b e seen becuase of technical factors or reasons relating to how an examination was performed.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Read below please: According to MAO clinic:if your liver hemangioma is small and doesn't cause any signs or symptoms, you won't need treatment. While you may be worried ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Clair
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Its possible: U/s may have missed flow through lesions making it seem like fat. Hemangiomas here are benign and should be little cause for concern.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
A common: benign liver lesion, often discovered incidentally on CT/MRI/US. When small, no treatment or follow up is necessary .
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Kagan
31 years experience Vascular Surgery
See below: Liver hemangioma is a noncancerous (benign) mass that occurs in the liver. A liver hemangioma is made up of a tangle of blood vessels. See a GI doctor ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Usually born with: Benign tumor of blood vessels. Usually congenital, but not discovered until noted on a test done for other reasons; usually no symptoms (unless large ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
39 years experience General Surgery
Benign tumor: A benign tumor of the liver, usually congenital in origin.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
None: Almost always asymptomatic and nothing to worry about.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Size number location other conditions? Most are not a big issue.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
No: Mostly because there is no need for any treatment in the vast majority of cases.
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