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Hepatic Parenchymal Echotexture
Increased /coarse hepatic parenchymal echotexture (liver parenchymal disease ) with prominent portal vein and splenomegaly? Wat it means
Severe damage: When damage to the liver occurs for a long time, meaning years, the liver becomes scarred and the veins that bring blood to the liver become distended because of resistance inside the liver. This increased pressure causes the spleen to take more blood and become enlarged. This is called cirrhosis of the liver and can be due to any number of things including alcohol and viral hepatitis. ...Read more
Non-Specific: These are not normal findings but they are non-specific. That is they do not give a "Diagnosis" Do you have an alcohol problem?? Have you ever had Hepatitis??? Are you on any Medications?? More info with a question may help. Hope this helps. Dr Z ...Read more
Liver problem: This is often a reaction to a medication!!! )Suffices to say FURTHER STUDIES INDICATED!! You need to see a Gastroenterologist!! Ask your Primary Care Provider! ...Read more
Ultrasound said "MILDLY COARSE HEPATIC ECHOTEXTURE THAT IS NONSPECIFIC, PROMINENT FOCAL RIGHT RENAL MEDULLA IN RIGHT KIDNEY." - Is this serious?!
No: These are relatively normal/common findings on an ultrasound of the right upper quadrant. Discuss the findings with your regular physician to put them in context of what prompted the testing. ...Read more
Coarse echotexture of liver parenchymal.Portal vein/spleen/pencreas normal.No focal lesion seen.Pv10mm.Cbd 4.6mm.Kidnys normal.No postvoid residue?
Need more info: Coarse texture on ultrasound can be from several reasons, fibrosis or cirrhosis of the liver, or inflammation or infiltration of the liver, and in some patients may be age related. It would be useful to know if the liver function tests are normal, if there is a history of liver disease including hepatitis, alcohol use or fatty liver changes. The ultrasound otherwise is not concerning. ...Read more
I have hepatic steatosis with enarged liver, 18.2
exhibits significantly echogenic, echotexture.
what does this mean and is it serious?
Fatty Liver: Hepatiic Steatosis is when fat builds up in the liver and if not treated can lead to inflammation to the liver which can lead to cirrhosis. It has a variety of causes and fortunately can be reversible. ...Read more
LIVER ENLARGED & ECHOGENIC CONSISTENT WITH NONSPECIFIC HEPATIC PARENCHYMAL DISEASE SUCH AS STEATOSIS. NO FOCAL MASS IS SEEN.Spleen size 16cm??
See doctor: The size of the spleen is of note. This enlarges for many reasons. The liver also enlarged is of concern as well. There should be a coordinated laboratory values to help make sense of imaging results. Not a good idea to speculate on cause without more data. Speak to your doctor for more data ...Read more
Sounds right...: Interpretation on sono report. Fatty infiltration of the liver commonly occurs with overweight/obesity, alcohol intake, some meds. May or may not cause increased size of liver, discomfort, abnormal blood tests. May lead to chronic inflammation and liver disease in some. Rx first with rx the underlying issues-lose weight, cut back or cut out alcohol, check meds with doc. ...Read more
Mild ascitis, mild hepatomegaly with slightly coarse echotexture to r/o liver parenchymal disease, mild spleenomegaly and electrolyte imbalance?
Cirrhosis: The presentation is consistent with liver cirrhosis. What caused that - not clear from the presentation. Discuss it with your doc. ...Read more
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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