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Is It Common To Biopsy Hypoechoic Liver Lesions
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
I have HHT & diffuse AVM liver involvement & FNH, now unknown lesions.How do they determine if its cancer? HHT Liver shouldn't be biopsied. Help?
Had a liver biopsy about 10 hrs ago. I have terrible pain. Can't lay down and hurts to breath. Is this common?
I had us that showed multiple hyperechoic liver lesions. Consider hemangias. Mri was inconclusive did not look like hemangioma but too risky to biopsy?
Here's is results of tests to date no biopsies have been done yet. 2 nodules in neck- polyps in upper GI - swollen liver and spleen with lesions. ?
2cm liver mass, tiny lung nodules, tiny brain lesions. Found 2 1/2 yrs ago and still stable. Dr's say unrelated, but No biopsies.Please help.
Focal nodular: hyperplasia is a benign liver lesion, and unrelated to lung nodules or brain lesions. Tiny lung nodules in an average risk patient that are stable for 2 1/2 years can be considered benign. No way to opine about the brain lesions without more info, but stability over 2 1/2 years likely also indicates benignity. ...Read more
What are the most common causes of hypoechoic masses in the liver? Liver enzymes have been slightly elevated for 2 months. I'm 28 years old. Relatively healthy. India ethnicity.
Hepatologist: Of concern is the question of liver metastases. Your question is best answered by a hepatologist or gastroenterologist who will review the ultrasound with the radiologist who interpreted the study. After conferring, they will determine a differential diagnosis and decide if further studies such as a liver biopsy are indicated. ...Read more
Is a subcapsular hematoma common after liver biospy? What would cause it to occur and how serious is it if it does occur?
Not common: Hemorrhage from the needle biopsy can cause a clot to form under the surface capsule of the liver, it usually responds to expectant treatment without surgery. patients are advised to stay away of contact sports and stay close to an acute care hospital and follow up with their physician if not observed in a hospital setting ...Read more
Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more
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