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Mildly Distended Gallbladder
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
Latest abdominal ultrasound reveals well distended gallbladder, fatty liver, mild gallbladder wall thickening.But lft normal.No pain.What can this mean?
Why did you get US?: If lfts are normal, and no pain, why get us? Fatty liver means more fat stored in liver than normal, usually due to metabolic reasons - overweight, diabetes, alcohol overuse/abuse. Gallbladder wall thickening is a weak sign of gallbladder disease in people with pain or tenderness - in this case it probably means the gallbladder could distend even more than it was. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nope: The gallbladder is a small hollow organ that holds bile. This helps us digest fat. When you look at the gallbladder with an ultrasound the bile can appear like sludge which probably just describes the consistency of the bile. Thickening of the gallbladder wall can be seen on the ultrasound as well and usually is a result of inflammation. These are two different findings. ...Read more
Usg-fatty infiltration in liver.Both hepatic biliary ducts nrml, cbd nrml, no focal lesion.Mild acalculous gb wall thickening|meaning?My lft is normal.
Why was US done?: Fatty liver changes are not uncommon with the growing problem of obesity in the usa. For the most part, your us would be considered normal, and with normal lfts, i would only focus on the cause of fatty liver disease, either due to being overweight, being poorly controlled diabetic, consuming alcohol, excessive fat intake. Start with dietary changes in consultation with a dietician/nutritionist. ...Read more
Maybe: Mild thickening of the wall is an image diagnosis, such as ultrasound or ct. There is no need to worry without symptoms. It is also related to eating or not eating. Without gallstones and without pain or discomfort nothing to worry about. But double check with your doc who ordered the test. ...Read more
As loaded barrel: Gall bladder contracts and empties the bile with fatty meal , physiological distended gb is filled to the capacity , ready to empty after meal results in partially distended half filled gb. Distends in disease also as stone blocks cystic duct ( hydrops ) or tumor in head of pancreas. ...Read more
Indigestion 2 weeks. Healthy person. Ultrasound shows normal abdominal organs, liver slightly pronounced 17.4 cm. But otherwise normal. Normal lft. Gastritis suspected. Liver concerns?
In usg.Found mild glblader wall edema.Galbladr partially distended.No-(calculus, perecholecystic fluid, lump.Ascites)bile dct nrml.No pain.Lft nrml..Ok?
Why: Was the ultrasound being performed if there is no pain and blood tests normal? Ultrasound findings can be of no clinical help if the findings have no bearing on what the person feels. These findings described can be non-specific and fairly normal if there is no symptoms. Ask your doctor who ordered the testing what these findings mean for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Slightly upper abdomen discomfort us scan slightly coarse echotexture pancreas blood work normal gallblader off 5y ago what could be?
Can biliary hyperkinesia damage gallbladder, pancreas, liver, or biliary tree? My ultrasound was normal, but ejection fraction=91%.
Yellow stools, fat malabsorption. Normal colon/egd-gastritis normal hida, ctabd/pelvis normal ruq ultrasound , no autoantibody 4 pancreatitis now what?
Can mild diffuse fatty liver infiltration cause elevated bilirubin? Gallbladder was removed with no stones.
Abdominal US, HIDA scan, colonoscopy were all normal. No gallstones. Liver blood normal except TBILI at 1.5. What could RUQ discomfort under ribs be?
What could slightly elevated alkaline phosphatase and mildly dilated intrahepatic ducts with no cholelithiasis on ultrasound indicate?
I have elevated liver enzyme ast(sgot)412 ALT (sgpt) 317 GGT 186 dilation of the common bile duct 1 CM no gallbladder?
Liver issue: Enzymes ast and alt are inside liver cells. When liver is injured by disease or medication, enzymes leak out, resulting in elevation. Can be due to many reasons, including medications like statins. An elevated GGT suggest biliary problems, but is not that specific. The normal common bile duct measures less than 0.8 cm, but after the gb is removed, can be 1cm. Complete history needed for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My usg reveals-acalculous mild gallbladder wall thickening, fatty liver.Lft normal, can reducing fat intake correct both?
Not enough: Reducing fatty food intake may reduce gall bladder attacks , but will not make your fatty liver to normal. Fatty liver is an early sign of liver disease , need to correct the cause soon it may be nutrition, alcohol , chemicals ( drugs ) , hepatitis etc, if allowed may progress to cirrhosis. Please see your doctor and follow the advise ...Read more
Ct scan reveals mild diffuse fatty infiltration of liver.Galbladder is contracted-post prandial status pancreas is obscured by bowl gases.whats this?
Fatty liver: Hi. What was the indication for the abdominal CT? Elevated liver enzymes? The only objective abnormality there is the mild fatty liver (aka hepatic steatosis). The empty gallbladder is not a problem. The fact the pancreas can't be visualized well is probably not a problem unless the CT was being done to look for pancreatic pathology. Do you have type 2 diabetes? ...Read more
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