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A 52-year-old female asked:

Why would a utrasound show a fatty liver but a week before i had a ct scan & it only showed a small cyst on the lower lobe of the liver .

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Liver Disease: These are two separate things. Fatty liver is a diffuse swelling of the liver that is often without other anatomical abnormality. A cyst is a specific anatomical abnormality that can be benign or not. Both can exist in the same person.
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