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Depends....: Classic definition of fatty infiltration of the liver (ie, hepatosteatosis) is a 10 hounsfield difference of attenuation between liver and spleen on an unenhanced ct. Secondary sequela of cirrhosis can be demonstrated on a ct such as macrolobulated border and nodule formation as well as sequela of portal hypertension. However, fatty liver and cirrhosis can co-exist and a biopsy can differentiate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes.: Is it useful in the diagnosis of cirrhosis? Sometimes. Is it diagnostic by itself? No. The diagnosis of cirrhosis is made through a combination of lab tests,radiological exams, and physical exam. If you are concerned, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
No: End stage cirrhosis would not be a subtle finding. This could represent many conditions, including early cirrhosis, however. Follow up with your doctor is essential. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Good: It is not that bad. See PMD, they will help in a prospective way. ...Read more
Cirrhosis: Nothing is 100% in medicine but all 3 of these tests are normal making it improbable that you have cirrhosis. ...Read more
Confusion: Clinically and under the microscope, wilson's (rare) can look treacherously like alcoholic liver disease or non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (nash, very common). In fact, even weighing the copper in the liver can be misleading because the biopsy may be regenerative nodules. A urinary copper check is part of my preferred workup, and consider a genetic check. ...Read more
Liver diagnosis 60 f -ast302/alt438 ANA pos. Us neg liver biopsy 1st dr diagnosis pri biliary cirrhosis. 2nd dr autoimmune hep. diangosis ursodiol 5wk retest. Do you agree?
Yes, need follow up: You have a combination of primary biliary cirrhosis (pbc) and autoimmune hepatitis (aih). The treatments are different, ursodeoxycholic acid is used to treat pbc, but may not bring down the ast/alt elevation associated with aih. If the urso does not bring down the ast/alt, you may need additional medications, such as steroids or azathioprine, to control the aih. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is Abbott Architect(cmia method) hepatitis c antibody test more accurate than Siemens Advia Centaur hepatatis c antibody test method?
Liver: These help suggest if there is any ongoing liver problems. ...Read more
My us report read Mildy echogenic and coarsened echotexture no focal mass. Recent lfts normal platlets good at 303 albumin 4.9 ast 13 alt 14 ggt 22 ldh 131 fibroscan 5 months earlier was only 5.7 kpa. Does that mean cirrhosis now or fatty liver? My liver
Very complex questio: I would suggest that you use HealthTap Prime to set up regular visits with a knowledgeable doctor to get better guidance. 1st, the US cannot diagnose early cirrhosis. 2nd, your fibroscan results 5 mo ago were normal (in 90-95% of people), ie less than 7 kPa. 3rd, your AST to platelet ratio index (APRI) is prob less than 1, depending on the reference range in lab report. All 3 argue against cirrhos ...Read more
Valid measurements:10, Total measurements:10. What are normal ranges for sws median and sws iqr in m/s on fibroscan test,(model FibroScan 502 Touch)?
Measurement 10?: alid measurements:10, Total measurements:10. What are normal ranges for sws median and sws iqr in m/s on fibroscan test,(model FibroScan 502 Touch)? ANS:what are you measuring? ...Read more
Sir, my liver tests are:billiribun is0.9, sgot28, sgpt30, albumin 4.0, pti 15seconds, globlin3.2, plalelets155000
but ultra sound has coarse texture?
Ultrasound shows homogeneous but coarse echopattern, mild reduction in liver size, in LFT only SGOT elevated to 66. Is it cirrhosis?
Ultrasound indicates normal size liver but cirohsis. Hep c, no ascietes, no swelling, sgot, sgpt high. Gallstone. Ef heart 40%.What is best option?
Can we Rx hep C?: If your hepatitis c can be treated / managed, the cirrhosis is likely to regress some. You'd be doing yourself a favor. If the gallstone is in the gall-bladder & not an issue, you may consider leaving it alone. Talk with your physician about whether your hepatitis c might be infectious to any partner. Be strong and stay proactive. ...Read more
Liver Ultrasound: Hi, if I want to have a wild guess with this little info has been provided I would say you possibly have Fatty Liver, lose weight, eat right, exercise more, take fish oil and that should help the liver. For further information regarding that Parenchymal dx you better talk to the ordering physician as there are lots of various diseases that could involve the liver. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers