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What is the meaning of hepatomegaly with diffuse parenchymal disease?

What is the meaning of hepatomegaly with diffuse parenchymal disease?

Liver disease: Hepatomegaly means that the liver is larger than is normal. Parenchyma is the main tissue of the liver. Diffuse parenchymal disease means that there is diffuse disease throughout the liver tissues. This could be due to many different causes so check with your doctor for further information. ...Read more

Dr. ASHRAF MALEK
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Enlarged Liver (Definition)

Hepatomegaly, otherwise known as an enlarged liver, is a clinical finding in which the liver is found to be larger than is normal, either by the physical exam from a physician or by imaging such as CT scan or ultrasound. This can be due to alcoholism, hepatitis viruses, inherited liver ...Read more


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What is mild hepatomegaly with diffuse fatty changes?

What is mild hepatomegaly with diffuse fatty changes?

Varies: An enlarged fatty liver (hepatomegaly) can be seen on ultrasound. This may be a more common condition in diabetics or those that are obese or overweight. Fat cells build up in the liver, and in some cases liver damage can occur. ...Read more

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Normal ultrasound 8 mo. ago, Dx celiac disease 5 mo. ago, lab values normal, recent x-ray shows hepatomegaly. Is this possible, should I be checked?

Normal ultrasound 8 mo. ago, Dx celiac disease 5 mo. ago, lab values normal, recent x-ray shows hepatomegaly. Is this possible, should I be checked?

Yes: It appears that the hepatomegaly is a new development since 8 months ago. This requires an investigation. Contact your doctor or a GI specialist with special interest on the liver. ...Read more

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My son is diagnosed with mild hepatomegaly with enteritis is it serious?

My son is diagnosed with mild hepatomegaly with enteritis is it serious?

TooLittleInformation: Hepato-megaly=hepatic (liver) + enlargement. Enter-itis=enteric organ (bowel) + itis="inflamation of". Thus these terms are only descriptive of what someone believes/sees on whatever basis. There is no good information within these descriptive words, however accurate on whatever basis, to better understand what is going on or likely to happen over time. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my hubby's having a enlarged liver. Is this a disease?

Should i be concerned if my hubby's having a enlarged liver. Is this a disease?

Yes indeed: Some guys have an extra lobe to the liver that makes it feel big. Emphysema patients have their liver pushed low by their lungs, making it seem big. Otherwise, we need to find the cause. Anything from alcohol to lack of exercise / nash / prediabetes to chronic hepatitis to hemochromatosis to (don't miss this) wilson's to some others. ...Read more

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How much time it take to recover from mild hepatomegaly?

How much time it take to recover from mild hepatomegaly?

Depends: If your hepatomegaly is the result of an acute condition, for example Hepatitis A or Mono it should resolve in days to weeks. If the cause is different: hepatitis C or congenital, among other possibilities, there is a chance that it will progress slowly. Finding the cause is critical in predicting its behavior. ...Read more

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My US says mild hepatomegaly 17.5cm after cholecystectomy. Should I worry?

This is borderline: hepatomegaly. If your blood tests are normal and you have no other risk factors, it is probably nothing serious. You should ask the doctor who ordered the test for specific advice on any follow up studies. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been diagonised with mild hepatomegaly, what is the treatment, how can I cure with the help of diet?

What is the cause ??: One must know the etiology to prescribe the treatment and prognosticate the outcome. Seek help with the aide of a gastroenterologist ...Read more

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An MRI for an adrenal lesion showed mild hepatomegaly . What is this and what to do?

An MRI for an adrenal lesion showed mild hepatomegaly . What is this and what to do?

May be normal: This is enlargement of thw liver. This could be a normal finding, or associated with things such as congestive heart failure or excess fat within the liver seen with obesity. ...Read more

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How is an enlarged liver + spleen treated in Stills disease ? Thanks !

How is an enlarged liver + spleen treated in Stills disease ? Thanks !

Symptomatic treatmne: enakrged liver and spllen should be evaluated for evidence of any significant associated evidence of disease. Management of stills disease with anti-inflammatory drugs such as steroids will also halep enlarged liver and splle, ...Read more

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What does it mean to have mild hepatomegaly with focal fatty liver infiltration?

Weight/obesity: Non-alcoholic fatty liver is a growing problem related to being overweight or obese. It has the potential of getting worse and causing more severe liver disease. Please consult your doctor and plan to lose weight if you are overweight. ...Read more

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I diagnosed mild hepatomegaly with fatty liver changes.What foods im going to avoid?

I diagnosed mild hepatomegaly with fatty liver changes.What foods im going to avoid?

Alcohol: If progression is not controlled fatty liver leads to cirrhosis.First well balanced healthy meal, avoid alcohol completely, chick your medication some will give fatty liver, avoid drug abuse if have hepatitis b or c get it treated and go for regular doctor check ups. ...Read more

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I did usg of abdomen 3 mnths bk and found all normal with mild hepatomegaly. Prsntly feeling dull discomfort on right upperside of abdomen near rib?

Rib fracture: Without knowing exactly the character of your pain, the other possibility is that your pain could be related to an old rib fracture that is slow to heal. These can be difficult to prove, even with an x-ray. Make sure you had liver function tests to make sure that your liver is functioning well-- hepatomegaly can also be related to steatosis of the liver. ...Read more

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Is it possible for galbladder disease to cause spleen or liver enlargement?

Is it possible for galbladder disease to cause spleen or liver enlargement?

No: There would be no association of the gallbladder that i can think of that would cause liver damage to the point of liver enlargement, cirrhosis, or spleen enlargement. ...Read more

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Mildly elevated ALT, mild hepatomegaly, and elevated iron saturation. Cause?

Further testing: Further studies needed. This may include an abdominal ultrasound along with blood work. Your primary care doctor may refer you to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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U/s shows "mildly, enlarged liver 17cm prob due to fibrofatty disease" all labs and liver enzymes normal.. How would this be interpreted?

U/s shows "mildly, enlarged liver 17cm prob due to fibrofatty disease" all labs and liver enzymes normal.. How would this be interpreted?

Fatty liver: You have fatty liver from a poor diet and/or chronic alcohol use (even with normal liver enzymes). So, cut back from alcohol, improve your diet, and exercise. This will reduce the progression of your liver disease. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Liver Enlargement (Definition)

Liver enlargement is a clinical finding in which the liver is found to be larger than is normal, either by the physical exam from a physician or by imaging such as cat scan or ultrasound. This can be due to alcoholism, hepatitis viruses, inherited liver ...Read more