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Causes Of Nutmeg Liver
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Can you please translate my CT results and indicate any potential diagnosis? Liver: heterogeneous enhancement with nutmeg pattern in the periphery of the liver, most pronounced in the caudal aspect of the right lobe". I had a good echo, good sleep study
NoT: Without a proper full consult and evaluation. Insufficient information. Additionally, this forum is not meant to substitute for such. ...Read more
I take several different medications and im scared that they are destroying my liver, but it can cause even more damage if i stop taking them. Help?
Interesting : It is not the question to ask. The question you should be asking is what is the cause. Too much alcohol can help do this. If someone is very overweight , this can be the cause. This can occur in prediabetic states or in diabetes. It may also be a precursor of cirrhosis. Meds can be the cause of this as well as some infections. There can also be a problem is someone had extreme weight loss. See doc ...Read more
Many things ...: There are many causes of liver inflammation - hepatitis viruses, fatty liver, alcohol, genetic diseases, autoimmune diseases - to name some of them. If your liver enzymes are elevated, the cause should be determined. Longstanding liver injury can sometimes lead to cirrhosis. ...Read more
MANY THINGS: What test do you mean by "liver count"??????? The most common tests are enzymes and high levels are most commonly associated with medications/alcohol but other numbers indicate possible obstructive issues (pancreas/ gallbladder) More info for more direct answer! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
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