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Liver Calcification Symptoms
Is liver showing diffuse increased parenchymal echogenicity with 2 small calcific foci in right lobe measuring about 2.5mm each is something to worry?
Concern: This question is best answered by a gastroenterologist or hepatologist (liver specialist). I would be concerned about chronic liver inflammation or fatty infiltration. I assume that you have been instructed to abstain from alcohol. A liver biopsy may be indicated for diagnosis. ...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
Fatty liver with 2 focal calcification of 2.5mm each what does this means is there anything to worry please advise?
Calcium granuloma: This suggest previous infection with the body healing it as a calcified granuloma. Your physician can discuss this with you, if you have your other health problems, and see if there is any testing that could clarify the cause. The good news is this is a previous infection which the body has walled off. However there can still be infectious particles such as tuberculosis or fungus in those calcific ...Read more
Blood vessels: They are causal both directly and indirectly in the development of atherosclerotic plaque, which can sometimes calcify, but not always. Calcification in the liver has many causes, and you cannot assume that the cause is a vascular or atherosclerotic one. This should be evaluated by your internist, family doctor or a gastroenterologist/hepatologist. ...Read more
Hi! Can I ask what is granuloma vs. Parenchymal calcification of right lobe liver? What are its causes and how to cure it? Is it deadly or threatening
Granuloma: Neither of any consequence will not cause you any trouble in the future ...Read more
Is lichen plan related to calcification of liver and can consumption of whey protein isolate lead to lichen planus or liver calcification?
Is lichen planus related to calcification of liver and can consumption of whey protein isolate lead to calcification of liver or lichen planus?
No: Lichen planus is an autoimmune disorder where the immune system goes haywire and attacks the skin of the mouth and body. It is not related to calcification of the liver to what I have studied. Whey protein would only play a role if it triggers an immune response, as in a sensitivity or allergy to it. ...Read more
CT scan w/contrast showed stable hepatic calcification in the left lobe of liver. What does that mean? Something to be concerned about?
Benign: Nothing to worry about. Probably from a prior infection that your body took care of and is now calcified. It is of no significance whatsoever. ...Read more
What is this found on ct abdomen? Coarse parenchymal calcification along the falciform ligament anteriorly at the margin of the liver
I call this over reading. But they have to described every thing as they see it.
any way you liver apparently good.
calcification of the falciform ligament has no clinical significance.
discuss with your physician. ...Read more
Has advanced liver disease and chronic pain- calcification fused spine. His doctor said ok to use lidocaine patch. Not sure if safe, another option?
Safe: A lidocaine patch can be a good option for patients in whom giving a drug by mouth can cause side effects throughout the body. While some of the patch's lidocaine can get into the blood, it is much less: caution should always be used with any drug. Physical therapy, mindfulness meditation, biofeedback and clinical hypnosis can also be very effective at bringing relief. ...Read more
CT scan says "Liver is normal in size, shape & attenuation. " Focal calcification in the liver dome (2, 14)represent calcified granuloma. Do I need worry?
Ct: A calcified liver granuloma is of no clinical significance meaning no need to worry. ...Read more
I have a small kidney stone, CT showed liver calcification on right horn, and gallstones, my colesestal has also recently rose very high from last yr?
See a doctor: Have your elevated cholesterol treated medically. Kidney stones are not related to cholesterol. Liver calcification is not related to cholesterol ; is observed unless it is associated with a mass lesion. Gallstones may be related to your cholesterol but they will not go away. Gallstones are observed unless they are causing abdominal pressure discomfort ; nausea after eating - then surgery. ...Read more
Exposures: Over the course of ones life, we can be exposed to many things that will cause our body to react to them and form a type of scar. A granuloma is the remnant of the bodies reaction to something and is not worrisome. ...Read more
Six months back I fell and got injured my abdomen. I done USG. There is small Calcified SOL measuring about 20mm×13mm in Rt lobe of liver. Pls sugests?
Liver function: Studies and repeat abdominal examination. I assume you are referring to a liver cyst of some type? ...Read more
Ct shows slightly enlarged mediastinal node. What is best way to rule out malignancy. Stage 2B bc diagnosis 4/13. Calcifications on thyroid. Cysts on liver?
See Endo and Oncolog: You report calcifications in the thyroid. This should be evaluated by and endocrinologist. If small (micro) calcifications it is more concerning and given h/o breast cancer should be evaluated by your oncologist to make sure not a recurrence. Imaging can help and depending on site of lymph node biopsy might be possible for more definitive answer. ...Read more
My dad is in end stage renal failure, they told him yesterday that his liver is starting to fail. He also has calcified arteries in his heart. How long will he live with all of this? He doesn't want open heart surgery and I don't really think he would ma
It's his decision: Your father has serious medical problems. It's impossible to accurately gauge operative risk without all the details, but renal and kidney failure complicate the prospect of heart surgery. In any case, the decision to have surgery is in his hands. Get the best information from the medical team, and discuss it with your family. ...Read more
I was told I have aorta calcification (not sure is it abdomen or?) what is the risk and treatment if available
Unlikely: Look for other much more common causes first, especially infectious causes. ...Read more
DX reports that my gallbladder is partially distended without surrounding inflammation or internal calcification. Been having pain in upper abdomen.
Well circumscribed hypoechoic 4.8 cm cystic mass. Thickened internal septations, perifpheral mural nodularity and calcification. Pain upper abdomen.
Ovarian: I assume the report is describing an ovarian cyst which may be fluid filled. If so, your gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. It is not clear if this is the cause of your abdominal discomfort since the discomfort is not in the pelvic area. Other imaging studies may be recommended. ...Read more
Male, 40, had CT scan of abdomen after an intense pain on right side. Report says atheromatous calcification of bilateral iliac arteries. Is that ok?
Constant pain rt side abdomen below bottom rib over 1 yr. Sometimes burns. Had CT scan only found calcification of spleen artery w/ hemrage. Help explain?
Heaviness in abdomen lower backache n leg pain.10 days 2 period. Not pregnant. Calcifications in kidneys. Gassy and bloated. Both grandmas had bc. Concernd?
Need more info: There is a need to more history and physical examination of abdomen and spine by a physician. Please see your PCP ...Read more
Briefly explain chronic calcific pancreatitis.....Causes....? Treatment...? Life expectancy.....?
Epigastric pain: Chronic pancreatitis is caused by chronic inflammation of the pancreas. No matter what the cause, the danger lies in the complications that can arise such as pancreatic-pseudo -cyst, decrease exocrine and endocrine function. Eventually, the pancreas will not work at all and you will have to take the enzymes that it usually produces to help in the digestion process. Treat symptoms. Watch etoh. ...Read more
I m suffering from chronic calcific pancreatitis with secondary diabetes and my medical test report showed microalbumin level of 117mg/l. Please help.
117: Not too bad but with your concern have your primary doctor refer you to a nephrologists for exam and advice. ...Read more
F age 60 right side paralyzed. Done echo mild senule calcific artic scleros with mild ar. Mild lv systolic dysfunction. Mild generalized hypokiensia?
ECHO report....: Echo report consistant with possible embolic stroke. Ekg would be helpful. Mom may need coumadin, (warfarin) but in the early stages of the stroke, heparin. There is a large risk of bleeding, so that is why they need to monitor her carefully. No veggitation on the valves, so no sbe. She might have thrown a clot. No evidence of paradoxical emboli either. ...Read more
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