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Doctor insights on: Falciform Ligament

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Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more


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What could be causing upper left abd pain? Ct was normal. Only found mild fatty infiltration surrounding the falciform ligament. Pain off and on.

What could be causing upper left abd pain? Ct was normal. Only found mild fatty infiltration surrounding the falciform ligament.  Pain off and on.

More testing: the liver findings do not cause pain. Will need further investigations. Probably upper and lower endoscopy. CT is limited in evaluating intestines. ...Read more

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What does this mean: focal fatty replacement of liver along the falciform ligament? I don't drink alcohol, and i'm short/skinny, and on no meds.

What does this mean:  focal fatty replacement of liver along the falciform ligament?  I don't drink alcohol, and i'm short/skinny, and on no meds.

Fatty liver: This is not an uncommon condition. While alcohol can certainly contribute to fatty liver, non alcoholic causes include obesity, diabetes, prediabetes, high cholesterol, and triglycerides. Consider discussing this with your doctor to get the appropriate testing done. ...Read more

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CT scan results ill-defined density about the falciform ligament. What does this really mean? Been having pain for 2 & half weeks in side of mid back

CT scan results ill-defined density about the falciform ligament. What does this really mean?  Been having pain for 2 & half weeks in side of mid back

Depends : Depends on how the CT was performed. High density means one thing low another. It is difficult to be more specific without more information ...Read more

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What is this found on ct abdomen? Coarse parenchymal calcification along the falciform ligament anteriorly at the margin of the liver

What is this found on ct abdomen? Coarse parenchymal calcification along the falciform ligament anteriorly at the margin of the liver

Nothing: i call this over reading.but they have to described every thing as they see it. any way you liver apparently good. calcification of the falciform ligament has no clinical significance. discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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How do I treat inflamed ligaments?

How do I treat inflamed ligaments?

RICE: Rest, ice, compression and elevation. Depending on the joint, wold determine what type of splint to utilize, and what freedom of motion allowable to permit healing. Another helpful measure, if allowable given the medical condition, would be a trial of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen, naproxen, or Etodolac whether over the counter or prescribed. Patience is important. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ligament?

What is the definition or description of: ligament?

A ligament is: A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one with no ligament attachments? ...Read more