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Torrance, CA
A 29-year-old female asked:

I got an abdominal ultrasound and my results say "liver: increased in echogenicity" and "echogenic liver" what does that mean?

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Most commonly: This is seen with increased fat content of the liver. Fatty livers are most commonly seen in patients ingesting too much fat in their diets or the result of excessive alcohol intake.
Last updated Aug 13, 2014


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