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A female asked:

Doctor felt on exam my liver was large. wants a liver ultrasound. bloodwork done 2 weeks ago. my liver and kidney enzymes were perfect. fatty liver??

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 47 years experience
Maybe: In many causes an enlarged liver is accompanied by abnormal liver function tests, sometimes not. In addition to fatty infiltration of the liver, hepatomegaly (enlarged liver) is also caused by alcoholic liver disease, various viral hepatitis infections, genetic diseases (Hemochromatosis, Wilson's disease), normal and abnormal anatomic variations, infections, toxins, cancer, etc. Take step by step.
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