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A 47-year-old female asked:

I had a ultra scan today and i was told that i have a shadow on my liver. what us this and can i die from this?

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Dr. Alan Heideman
Diagnostic Radiology 35 years experience
Need more testing: A "shadow" is an extremely non-specific term that could mean anything from something totally innocuous to a potentially serious condition. Further tests would be necessary for clarification. These options would include a CT scan or an MRI. Please check with your doctor.

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