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Liver Parenchymal Disease
Liver Ultrasound: Hi, if I want to have a wild guess with this little info has been provided I would say you possibly have Fatty Liver, lose weight, eat right, exercise more, take fish oil and that should help the liver. For further information regarding that Parenchymal dx you better talk to the ordering physician as there are lots of various diseases that could involve the liver. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Depends on the cause: The term means a disease process affecting the entire liver. The ability to heal liver disease depends on the specific cause in a given patient and the degree of damage thats occurred to the organ. If the condition is early and hasn't progressed to an advanced stage of cirrhosis(scaring and destruction of liver tissue) it may be partly reversible. There are MANY causes of liver disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This sounds serious: To translate, you have liver cell damage and scarring (cirrhosis), which caused abnormally elevated portal vein pressures which caused venous distention in esophagus (varices). You also developed fluid in abdominal cavity, because of the high portal vein pressure. This imaging study is showing advanced stage of liver disease. You must get a specialist to treat you. ...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
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
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Ultrasound impression of diffuse liver parenchymal disease but the patient has no vices and no history hepatitis infection?
That is a: nonspecific description that could be due to a variety of metabolic, infectious/inflammatory, medication induced, or neoplastic processes. Most commonly this finding is due to benign fatty infiltration(which itself has numerous causes). The finding needs to be interpreted in conjunction with your entire clinical/lab evaluation to determine its significance, so you need to talk to your doc. ...Read more
Disease of the liver: It is disease involving the liver cells. It is not different than just saying "liver disease.". ...Read more
My doctor told me I have chronic parenchymal liver disease. I don't have Hep A,B,C. I drink alcohol in moderation. Is this reversible?
Liver disease: The answer you have been given so far is incomplete. The dr. is telling you that you have liver disease, but not what the cause of the liver disease is. Just because you do not have viral hepatitis does not mean that you do not have liver disease. I would stop drinking alcohol completely for now, until you have answers. You need further testing by a gastroenterologist to sort this out. Good luck. ...Read more
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