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A 29-year-old female asked:

Can decompensated cirrhosis be seen on imaging?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Neonatology 37 years experience
Depends: it depends on your definition of decompensated cirrhosis, since cirrhosis itself is a de-compensated condition by definition. Liver function tests( blood draw), ultrasound, and specific types of scans( fibroscan, MRI, CT) can add to the picture. See you internal medicine doc for more specific info, or contact us here at HealthTap for a live consultation
Last updated Oct 4, 2014

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