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A 34-year-old male asked:

I have steatose hepatitis with focal non steatose on the liverhilis. does that often gets confused with cancer? normally the the entire liver is fatty but mine has non steatose on the hilis. is that something to worry about? im scared?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Not true, you can have diffuse or local steatosis. No, focal steatosis can not be mistaken from liver mass which can be cancerous.
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