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Liver Small Lession
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
Liver normal in size and shows increased echogenicity without any space occupying lesions. No infra-hepatic biliary radical dilation seen?
Not sure question: Please resubmit in form of a question. You gave a statement but not certain of context or the question you are framing. Sorry... ...Read more
CEA levels of 18 with a small circumcised hypodense ovary lesion & intra and extra hepatic mild biliary dilation?
CEA More to it: than elevated CEA , a tumor marker frequently used to monitor known malignancy for recurrence of disease , not a diagnostic tool ( elevated even in benign diseases ) You need to get your problem diagnosed . Speak to your doctor will explain next step in diagnosis like test , procedure(s) and biopsy . ...Read more
Possibly: Most typically hemangioma appears echogenic (bright) on ultrasound. However, have seen cases where there has been abnormality on ultrasound that looks like a mass (possibly even hemangioma), that on further evaluation on mr turned out to be area of focal fatty change or area of focal fatty sparing (in the background of a fatty liver). ...Read more
I've read enlarged spleen from fatty liver only occurs after extensive liver damage.Can a "mildly fatty liver" cause a painful enlarged spleen?
Difference b/w fatty liver w/no enlargement & fibrosis distinguishable on an ultrasound? Would the liver be detectably abnormally small w/fibrosis?
Colonoscopy ok except terminal ileum tiny ulcer with surrounding nodularity. Multiple biopsy taken.Diagn:nonspecific superficial ulcer with inflammation. Pain in the umbilical. Freq.Dysentery slime?
Check small bowel: Aside from checking for infections, parasites, etc. Would make sure rest of small bowel is ok. Make sure no celiac sprue (screen with blood tests), or crohn's diseade ( various radiology tests and/or capsule endoscopy-evaluation may depend on insurance). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does - liver- low attenuation lesions too numerous to count . Lesions throughout the liver nonenhancing. Statistically represent small cyst versu?
Liver biopsy: Section reveals liver parenchyma, shows 12 portal tracts. Scattered portal tracts areas are infiltrated by lymphocytic inflammatory?
?what does Ur Doctor: The doctor who advised you to have a liver biopsy is expected to tell you about this report. What did he/she say about the lymphocytes in the portal tracts? To my mind, it implies some degree of hepatitis going on. But I do not have the results of your Liver function tests(LFT's). That would help us in the interpretation ...Read more
3mm hypodense liver lesion in caudate lobe & two 3mm hypodense pancreatic head lesions on CT in setting of carcinoid workup. Can these be tumors?
May or may not be: It takes time and follow up CT scans to see if these tumors are growing in size. if they are not tumors(cancer) it will remain unchanged in size over a period of 3-6 months. A biopsy may be required to confirm it in case these lesions are increasing in size(growing bigger). They are too small to do a biopsy now, need to be at least 1Cm or bigger. ...Read more
I have fatty infiltration of the liver substance the pancreas appers unremarkable and the liver gallb;adder and biliary appears normal.?
Many possible causes: "fatty liver" can be seen in many situations such as obesity, alcohol use, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, problems with high triglycerides. However, it can eventually lead to problem called nash and ultimately to cirrhosis of the liver if not treated. Treatment usually involves identifying the reason for the problem and treating accordingly. ...Read more
Both organs: This type of transplant is referred to as a multivisceral transplant. The gastrointestinal tract from the stomach through the small intestine is transplanted directly into the patient. The liver is left attached to the duodenum. You could have a separte liver transplant and isolated small bowel (you would leave off the stomach, duodenum and pancreas) this is much less common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
We need more info: Give us the history of what you had done(?which test and why???). Perhaps it is fatty infiltration of the liver. This is a condition that develops in over-weight individuals who are sedentary. You need to eat less and exercise more and lose some weight or tell us more if it is some other condition ...Read more
My aunt is alcoholic CT showed Atypical Hepatoma hypodense lesion in lobe 4 of liver abutting gall bladder splenomegaly varices & portal HTN. Rx?
Can "mild colitis' found on colonscopy biopsy cause small nodes or fat deposits in abdominal ct scan? MRCP & EUS normal. I'm worried, Blood normal.
Maybe lymph nodes: colitis doesn't cause fat. I can cause lymph nodes to enlarge. LN enlargement is not abnormal if there is adjacent inflammation. With all other things being OK, I would not worry. If you are, ask your doctor to do follow up scans. Try to avoid CT due to the added radiation. ...Read more
Endoscopy EUS showed several enlarged lymph nodes between pancreas and liver. Pancreas has inflammation and scar tissue. What could cause lymph nodes?
My abdominal u/c say; liver shows Inhomogeneous echotexture and gallbladder appear small. No focal mass is seen in liver. Is it hepatitis???
Report of CT-Abdo/pelvic w/ contrast says "liver has tiny amount of focal fat infiltration near the falciform ligament." Should there be further eval?
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