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Moderate Fatty Changes In Liver With Mild Hepatomegaly
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Mild hepatomegaly with fatty changes. LIVER : Measures 164 mm, mild hepatomegaly with increasee in echogenicity of liver?
Fatty liver: You have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD tends to develop in people who are overweight or obese or have diabetes, high cholesterol or high triglycerides. If you are overweight, gradual weight loss will definitely help your fatty liver. This is the number one cause of liver disease in the United States and is a risk factor for diabetes, ...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
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
Not likely: alcoholic hepatitis usually implies that the liver tests are abnormal. It is certainly possible to have early cirrhosis of the liver due to alcohol, though, with normal liver tests. With either of those diagnoses, it is important to stop drinking alcohol completely, especially in light of the findings of fatty liver. Good luck. ...Read more
"The liver demonstrates mild diffuse increased echogenicity, most consistent with fatty liver infiltration or fibrosis." What does this mean?
Distinguish diseases: Distinguish fatty liver (steatosis) from fatty liver with abnormal liver tests (steatohepatitis). Best to start with a weight loss diet based on calorie and fat restriction, avoid alcohol, control diabetes & cholesterol (if present). Your doctor will likely want to monitor your labwork, image the liver, & rule out other diseases that can mimick the pattern of liver tests seen with fatty changes. ...Read more
Diagnosed with "borderline hepatomegaly with mild fatty infiltration of liver and pancreas" in ultrasound. Please suggest the reasons and treatment.?
Fatty liver: Fatty infiltration of the liver can be a common finding on ultrasound. Maybe weight loss, controlling diabetes if present, avoid excess alcohol. Check with your doctor if there are any medications to avoid. This can also be a minor radiology finding of little clinical significance. Ask your doctor. ...Read more
A radiology finding: Usually something noted or commented upon by a radiologist on ultrasound or ct scan. An enlarged liver with excess fatty cells can be from obesity, poor diabetes management, or other medical or medication induced liver changes. Rarely can progress to marked liver damage. ...Read more
Diagnosed with mild fatty infiltration of liver in july 13 enzymes keep fluctuating and easy unexplained bruising does this mean cirrhosis?
Not necessarily: Mild fatty infiltration is common in patients who are overweight. High liver enzymes can be caused by many things, such as certain medications, infection (hepatitis), excessive alcohol use and other liver or biliary problems. Easy bruising can be caused by liver issues, certain medications and other hematologic conditons. Please see a doctor for evaluation and close followup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ATl & AST very high. Chronic Hepatitis of the liver, Grade 2. Mild focal fatty change is seen. Mild periportal inflammatory comprised primarily of lymphocytes. Reticulin & Trichrome stains show no increase in periportal fibrosis. Blood work normal.
My ultrasound showed " mildly echogenic liver throughout, consistent with diffuse fatty changes. No focal lesions noted." Is my liver enlarged?
Not necessarily: You provided part of the radiologic findings, but from the particular highlighted statements , there is no statement or finding that suggests an enlarged liver. Usually the term "enlarged" or hepatomagly will be included. Just know you can have changes consistent with fatty liver without an enlarged liver. Best of luck. ...Read more
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
Can mild diffuse fatty liver infiltration cause elevated bilirubin? Gallbladder was removed with no stones.
Abdominal ultrasound:what does the following mean?"the liver shows mildly increased echogenicity compatible with fatty infiltration.No focal hepatic
Fatty infiltration : Is also called fatty liver. This is a condition known as steatosis in medical terms. Steatosis can lead to liver damage which can result in cirrhosis. Steatosis is associated with metabolic syndrome which is a collection of problems including diabetes and high blood pressure. You need to see your doctor and possibly a gastroenterologist if you liver labs are too bad. Time to start eating healthy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sonogram says liver is increased in echogenicity and coarse echotexture compatible with fatty infiltration. Liver measures 15.7cm in length. Concerned?
Fatty liver: Lose weight if overweight, cut out alcohol if using; cut out simple sugars, starches, decrease fat in diet. Get followed up. Sometimes, fatty liver leads to chronic inflammation, even scarring in the liver. Check meds with doc. Can be reversible, but needs diligence and follow up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause mild hepatic enlargement (no fatty infiltration though) as well as chronically elevated ALT (76)? Not a drinker
Hepatomegaly: Enlarged liver with elevation of alt can be seen in various infections of the liver such as hepatitis A,B,C,E or even mononucleosis although in these cases both sgpt and sgot are usually elevated. Alcohol effect is a common cause but not in your case. A hepatologist or gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate this situation. ...Read more
Gall Stones: Fatty liver is a benign condition usually related to diet, however if it worsens it can become a condition called steatohepatitis. Watch your diet and it should improve. Gallstones are typically harmless unless a stone gets caught in a duct. Some people with a long family history of gallbladder problems get the gallbladder removed, but most people have gallstones all their life without problems ...Read more
Help..Us results..Extrahepatic bile duct 0.5cm, echogenic liver consistent with fatty changes, a echogenic pancreas consist with fatty infiltration ?
Does fatty liver disease cause constant pain and discomfort? Alt=84. Us of liver shows excess fat in liver. Worried.
Fatty liver painless: Fatty liver does not cause pain & discomfort classically. Did they do hepatitis panel & alphafetoprotein ? You must see a liver specialist- gastroenterologist. In the meantime lose weight. Avoid fructose,sucrose,trans fatty acids & brominated vegetable oils. Choose foods rich in lysine- Google for details or drhoffman.com Other supplements are omega3 fish oil capsules, Beet root,Vitamin B complex ...Read more
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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