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Lobe (Definition)

1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part. (for example, the lobe of an ear) 2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries. (for example, a ...Read more


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I have a hyperechoic nodule on the right hepatic lobe measuring 0.75×0.82×0.39 cm that is stable. Focal fat sparing in the periportal region noted. Gall bladder adenomyomatosis detected. Should I go for a further scan or it is just normal? This is my ultra

I have a hyperechoic nodule on the right hepatic lobe measuring 0.75×0.82×0.39 cm that is stable. Focal fat sparing in the periportal region noted. Gall bladder adenomyomatosis detected. Should I go for a further scan or it is just normal? This is my ultra

Maybe: You should discuss this with your doctor. Do you have underlying liver disease and would be at risk of a problem in the liver? Liver cysts are usually hypoechoic not hyperechoic. Adenomyomatosis is a benign condition and is not thought to predispose to cancer. Please follow up with your MD. ...Read more

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Mri shows t2 hyperintensity in the right hepatic lobe measuring 2.1 cm. Hepatic ultrasound strongly advised. Is this a lesion, mass, malignant?

Mri shows t2 hyperintensity in the right hepatic lobe measuring 2.1 cm. Hepatic ultrasound strongly advised. Is this a lesion, mass, malignant?

Get US: Get the ultrasound to further characterize the lesion. Likely benign but doppler ultrasound will further determine features that define etiology especially if solid or cystic, vascular (blood vessel) or not vascular if necessary a biopsy will provide definitive answer if it is not benign vascular lesion on us. ...Read more

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Lumbar spine MRI found T2 bright focus within interior Rt hepatic lobe measuring 2 cm & superior medial Rt kidney measuring 2.1 cm? What could it be?

Lumbar spine MRI found T2 bright focus within interior Rt hepatic lobe measuring 2 cm & superior medial Rt kidney measuring 2.1 cm? What could it be?

Here are some...: Glad and congratulate for getting good healthcare including deepening into MRI study. For your best possible practical benefit, you should refer this question to the doc ordering this test since he/she should know more about your medical profile than anyone online. Further online chat for such may incur unnecessary confusion, anxiety, & fear due to lacking enough space to elaborate. Best wish... ...Read more

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What is an 8mm lesion left hepatic lobe?

Could be many things: It depends on how they described it. The most common is a benign liver cyst. The next most common are benign lesions such as hemangiomas. If the liver has cirrhosis, this could represent a regenerative nodule. Less likely causes are cancer. You should discuss this with your doctor and determine what follow up is needed. ...Read more

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Found possible mass on my right hepatic lobe abutting the capsule. What does abutting the capsule mean?

Touching capsule: The capsule is the covering of the liver. From your description the mass is near the surface of the liver touching the capsule. ...Read more

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What does heterogenous parenchymal echopattern with left hepatic lobe enlargement mean?

What does heterogenous parenchymal echopattern with left hepatic lobe enlargement mean?

Several things: Heterogenous pattern of liver on ultrasound can mean liver disease such as cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis. Metatatic disease, lymphoproliferative diseasse, and fatth liver. Fatty liver usually has increased echogencity. Left lobe can enlarge to compensate for loss of liver function as long this as normal appearance to its echogenicity. Blood tests, physical examination, history, biopsy help. ...Read more

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What does small separated cyst in left hepatic lobe. No cholelithiasis mean?

What does small separated cyst in left hepatic lobe. No cholelithiasis mean?

Incidental: You have a small cyst in liver. You do not have cholelithiasis. These are incidental findings of the radiologist who performed the test. The doctor who ordered the test probably explained what they were looking for to you. Cholelithiasis refers to stones in the gall bladder. Follow up with your doctor to review the findings and see if your pain is better. ...Read more

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What is cysts in the left hepatic lobe? Also having sharp pain on left side as well.

What is cysts in the left hepatic lobe? Also having sharp pain on left side as well.

Usually Benign: Liver cysts are usually benign and never cause pain. You don't need to do anything about them and they usually don't cause liver dysfunction.

The left lobe of your liver is still located in your liver. The liver is on the right side of your body so any pain would be on your right side.

You should see your primary care doctor to evaluate your pain and liver cyst. ...Read more

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I have a 9mm hyperechoir within the right hepatic lobe what could this mean? I have pain in yhe upper abdominal area

I have a 9mm hyperechoir within the right hepatic lobe what could this mean? I have pain in yhe upper abdominal area

Likely not serious: The lesion in your liver is quite small and may be unimportant. If you are taking estrogens one of the common lesion seen in the liver is focal nodular hyperplasia. That is a benign process and not serious. Other more serious possibilities are less likely but would require further investigation. A lesion of this size would not cause the abdominal pain. ...Read more

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My usg shows 2 small right hepatic lobe focal calcification & diffuse fatty infiltration do I need to worry my LFT was absolutely normal please advise?

Fatty liver testing: Fatty liver disease needs close monitoring liver function tests, good control of triglycerides and maintaining ideal body weight. Avoidance of Alcohol is recommended. It increases insulin resistance and chance of diabetes in future in some persons. ...Read more

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Ultrasound: there is a large complex cyst vs.2 cysts seen in the general region of the left hepatic lobe measures 6.2 CM is non vascular what is it?

Ultrasound: there is a large complex cyst vs.2 cysts seen in the general region of the left hepatic lobe measures 6.2 CM is non vascular what is it?

Can't Tell: Most liver cysts are harmless. Some can be the result of parasitic infection or previous injury. Rarely, they can be related to tumors. Your cyst may need to be aspirated and the fluid analyzed for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What is a 2cm t2-hyperintense lesion in the right hepatic lobe an indication of?

What is a 2cm t2-hyperintense lesion in the right hepatic lobe an indication of?

Need attention: Very non-specific finding. It might be a siple cyst or a tumor. An ultrasound might differentiate them. ...Read more

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Pls. Exp. Scattered hyperechoic lesions within the liver parenchyma with the most well-defined in the right hepatic lobe with no internal vascularity?

Pls. Exp. Scattered hyperechoic lesions within the liver parenchyma with the most well-defined in the right hepatic lobe with no internal vascularity?

Radiologist: It's best to have your physician sit down with the radiologist and review your scan with him. The radiologist will interpret the findings and, if deemed advisable, recommend additional studies or referral to the appropriate specialist. Your findings suggest multiple benign liver cysts which may require no treatment or further additional testing except repeat follow-up scans in the future. ...Read more

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What does "hypo dense area of right hepatic lobe" and "low density area of right hepatic lobe" mean on CT results?

What does "hypo dense area of right hepatic lobe" and "low density area of right hepatic lobe" mean on CT results?

The description: Is very nonspecific. Almost every focal liver abnormality, from benign to malignant, will be "hypodense" on CT scan. Hypodense means that it is less dense or less attenuating than normal liver, and looks darker than normal liver on the scan. Other CT features determine the level of suspicion. Most of these incidental findings turn out to be benign, but you need to discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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Ultrasound: 2.6cm isoechoic mass in right hepatic lobe.14mm hyperechoic nodule in right anterior lobe. What does it mean?

Further Tests: Could be anything from nothing to metastatic lesions. Further evaluation could include ct and needle biopsy. Is there any history of a prior cancer? Abnormal liver enzymes? Alcohol abuse? Hepatitis? All could have a bearing on your further work-up. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was just diagnosed wit ha 14X14X12 mm lesion in the posterior right hepatic lobe (liver) is this concerning? I am waiting on lab results

I was just diagnosed wit ha 14X14X12 mm lesion in the posterior right hepatic lobe (liver) is this concerning? I am waiting on lab results

Hepatologist: The radiologist and gastroenterologist or hepatologist will sit down together to discuss the differential diagnosis and what further tests would be helpful in determining the nature of the liver lesion. A liver biopsy may be the next test to make a tissue diagnosis. ...Read more

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