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white spots on liver ultrasound

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
26 years experience Radiology
Hard to say: Usually they are hemangiomas which are benign but without seeing the picture, i can't say for sure. Check the report and see if they made any recommen ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Spots?: Need to see the scan to know what you are seeing. "spots" just doesn't supply enough information for a reasonable answer. You could have seen blood ve ... Read More
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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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Need to see image: Can't really give a definite answer without seeing the study. A round, solid black spot could be a cyst. You also might have seen blood vessels in cro ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ana Duarte
33 years experience Dermatology
Calicifications: Calcifications.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Hard to answer: We have only 400 characters; a picture is worth 1000 words. Get a copy of the ultrasound pictures AND report, & upload them onto HealthTap prime t ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Liver "spots" are: very common, and many times they are benign but without seeing the images I cannot make a diagnosis. Having low ALT and AST levels is generally good ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jacob Petrosky
9 years experience General Surgery
Gallstones: Gallstones are a common finding. 1 in 10 patients have gallstones, and the gallbladder does not need to be removed unless the stones have started caus ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Not necessarily : Can't render an opinion without a better description of the findings.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: This is in fact common. Both liver cysts and liver enzyme abnormalities are very common. Therefore the overlap of those two is also common. It woul ... Read More
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