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us results: liver is enlarged msg 19.5cm in the midclavical line. diffusely incr. hepatic echogenicity is noted compatible w/infiltrative disease?

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Dr. Justin Buchanan
Radiology 12 years experience
Possible fatty liver: Your description sounds like hepatic steatosis or fatty liver. This can be due to being overweight, alcohol misuse/abuse, medications or other causes. Discuss with your doctor to see if you need additional testing.
Dr. Herbert Hoover
General Practice 51 years experience
Need further tests: Your liver is not normal and the us report is worrisome. You need to see a liver specialist for a diagnostic workup with blood tests and probably an MRI or contrast ct of the liver. Hopefully, this is just fatty liver but malignancy must be ruled out!

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