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How Many Lobes Does The Liver Have
U/s liver findings-7mm L lobe nodule.& 2.1x2 cm mixed echogenicity nodule subcapsular portion of the inferior aspect R lobe. concerning?rest liver ok.
LIVER LESION EVAL: A Liver Lesion identified on ultrasound needs to be followed closely. You need to have LABS monitered and evaluation for hepatitis. A repeat Ultrasound or potentially Abdominal MRI may be needed. Also Consult with a GI specialist, to insure that a biopsy is not warranted. ...Read more
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
One: Most our organs are redundant and we can life with much less than normal. ...Read more
Not usually: Reidel lobe is anatomical variant of right lobe of liver that extends vertically and along lateral abdominal wall. On physical examination reidel lobe is palpated more inferiorly and laterally than normal expected position of liver. However the mid clavicular position is more medial than position of reidel lobe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is an enhancing lesion in the lateral segment left lobe of the liver something to be concerned about?
Liver lesion: Many questions. Without more information, the answer is "Yes" & this should not be ignored. Is there a known problem of Hepatitis C, chronic use of alcohol, past cancer problems (Lung, Breast, Intestine?), recent abnormal blood tests? Someone with a lesion like this should followup carefully with his or her doctor. ...Read more
Referred pain: Certainly, many types of pain can be "referred' which basically means that pain in one area may actually be originating from a different anatomical location. This is very common on the abdomen. 'With that being said, liver discomfort normally presents with symptoms in the right upper quadrant. ...Read more
No: Not to worry Called an "incidental" finding.....something which is NOTED but for which no further diagnostic testing or treatment is necessary! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more
2 reports 1 says 1.2 CM cyst right inferior liver other report says 12 mm in anterior segment of right lobe are these the same cyst/area?
Yes more than likely: 1.2 cm is 12 mm. The right lobe can be broken down into posterior (segments 6 and 7) and anterior (segments 5 and 8) sectors and inferior (segments 5 and 6) and superior (segments 7 and 8) sectors. So by the description of your scans, you have a liver cyst measuring 1.2 cm (about half an inch) in segment 6. Very common finding, usually without symptoms. Get ultrasound once a year. ...Read more
Giant hemagioma of liver on left lobe 17.6 CM does this explain why I could feel my liver on the right side at all times did liver actually drop?
Fluid collection: Hi Hyperintensities on T2 weighted images indicate that there is a pocket of fluid in that area. It will appear as a bright spot on the actual images themselves. The clinical diagnosis depends on your medical history and we really need a little clinical context to be able to narrow it down from just calling it a "fluid pocket". Hope this helps. ...Read more
This is terminology: used to describe an image from an MRI scan. A T2 weighted image is one acquired using longer repetition and echo times based on desired properties of protons within certain tissues. Hyperintensity suggests vascularity (prominent blood vessels) or edema and may suggest a benign hemangioma, a common benign lesion. Your physician, in consultation with the radiologist, can advise you. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Liver cyst: Sounds like you may have a liver cyst. The most common cause of liver cyst in your area are parasites. If it causes pain, you'll need to drain it. Liver function tests would be useful. Papaya seeds are reported to have some antiparasitic activity. Fruits and vegetables have important vitamins and minerals to help with liver disorders. See your doctor for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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There is a small: lesion in the liver which is brighter(echogenic) than normal liver.Typically in young females this turns out to be a benign hemangioma, which needs no treatment. Sometimes it is focal fatty infiltration, also benign. Very uncommonly in your age group, it is something more serious. The US appearance is not specific, so often CT or MRI done to confirm hemangioma. Alternatively, serial followup ...Read more
Usg says hyperechoic lession 27x 17 mm in the right lobe of liver probably caused due to haemongomia. Pl suggest?
Us picked a spot on right liver lobe, NASH was confirmed w/o further test, just had a follow up us shows less conspicuous spot year later, am I ok?
NASH: Is a biopsy diagnosis, not an ultrasound diagnosis. I suspect you may actually have focal fatty infiltration of the liver, which may wax and wane. However, true nash can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer, so i would pursue a liver biopsy and monitoring with repeated ultrasounds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Considering left lobe hemagioma is big 11.6 by 17.9 by 15.7 CM should I also be able to feel my liver on right side due to effect of hemagioma mass .
Sometimes: The liver is a large organ and is divided into segments to allow for definition of the position of a lesion. On the right side even though a hemangioma is large , if the lelsion involves segment 5 and 6 one may be able to palpate the lower placed processes. If the hemangiomas are under the rib adjacent to diaphragm in segments 7 and 8 it is probably impossible to feel the existing lesions. ...Read more
Recipient size: Most adults with advanced liver disease and portal hypertension (increased blood flow coming from their intestines + spleen, to their liver) require the largest lobe of the live donor's liver, which is the right lobe. Children and small adults will probably only require the lesser volume of the left lobe, or part of the left lobe (left lateral segment). The portion left in the donor grows rapidly. ...Read more
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