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Nodular Hyperplasia Of The Liver
What does diffuse infiltration of liver with diffusely coarsened echotexture of of the liver parenchyma that can reflect diffuse hepatocellular diseas?
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
Discrete coarsened increased echogenicity of the liver with history of hemochromatosis meaning on ultrasound?
No, but raises risk: Cirrhosis describes the scarring that occurs when the liver has been damaged by hepatitis or alcohol use. Cirrhosis is not cancer, but it is a strong risk factor for the development of liver cancer. In fact, any person with cirrhosis should undergo regular screening to detect the development of cancer. Guidelines recommend a liver ultrasound every 6 months in patients with cirrhosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild enlargement of the right thyroid lobe without discrete nodules. There is a homogeneous appearance to the echotexture of the thyroid gland. ????
Biospy of thyroid report "Macrofollicular thyroid parenchyma, suggestive of nodular hyperplasia" What does this means?
Pancreatic parenchymal abnormalities consisting of echo geniality suggestive of fatty infiltration... Can the fatty infiltration cause pain?
Pleural change: Nodular pleural thickening means an abnormally thick lining of the lung. ...Read more
No: Steatosis is accumulation of fat, macrogloular means large size globules. ...Read more
Unclear: It sounds as though you may be reporting the results of an ultrasound or a CAT scan. With just this short description, it is impossible to tell you what this represents, but it is very important whenever a new finding may be present to have it evaluated appropriately. You should see your doctor or a gastroenterologist immediately. Do not ignore this, and do not delay. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is meant by nodular thickening of the left adrenal gland related to hyperplasia without well defined nodule?
Size and location: The adrenal glands can increase in size due to hyperplasia (usually bilateral) or a tumor (adenoma or carcinoma). However, hyperplasia may give rise to a thickening of the gland by imaging. There is also nodular hyperplasia, which is often related to specific hormone production (cortisol, aldosterone, etc). Not sure if you are symptomatic. ...Read more
What is this found on ct abdomen? Coarse parenchymal calcification along the falciform ligament anteriorly at the margin of the liver
Yes: If it is large enough and located in a site that would ordinary produce the pain. It can stretch the liver capsule which is quite sensitive. Gallstone disease is a more common cause of pain here and you'll probably want this ruled out; it tends to be colicky and less related to position. ...Read more
Endometrium is tubular to elongated endometrial glands, separated by dense stroma, and focal crowding of stroma with areas of hemorrhage, nonsecretory?
Abnormal bleeding: The biopsy you described suggests that you are not having regular cycles and your doctor wanted to confirm that there was not a precancerous condition in your uterus. If you go for long periods of time without a menstrual cycle and still have a thick endometrium, it can become precancerous. You may need to take medications to regulate your cycles to prevent these changes. ...Read more
Explanation: All tests , including US, required clinical correlation. It means that Doctor, who ordered your test and know your clinical presentation can give you explanation of this finding. It may be benign accidentally finding. ...Read more
Esophageal biopsy:fragments of hyperplastic squamous epithelium with basal zone hyperplasia. What is this? Bad?
Diagnosed with focal nodular hyperplasia which is a benign tumor of the liver. Is it safe to drink alcohol?
Yes in moderation: This is a benign condition usually caused by use of hormones. So it is reversible and most of your liver is healthy. So occasional drinking should not be of any concern. Excessive use will damage it further. ...Read more
Obesity: The most common cause of fat in the liver is due to obesity. If you lose weight the fat in the liver will resolve too. It can also be caused by high cholesterol, high triglycerides or heavy alcohol use. "Diffuse infiltration" just means that they see fat deposits distributed evenly throughout the liver. ...Read more
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Hi i done CT they found fatty infiltration of the liver andthere is a rounded lesion of hyperdensity in the posterior segment the lobe liver 3.6x 3.2?
CT hyperdensity: There is not enough detail to render an opinion on the lesion.The 'hyperdense' descriptor is very nonspecific. It could be anything from nothing to worry about('focal sparing', or an island of normal tissue surrounded by fatty infiltration), to something more serious.Is there more detail in the report? Talk to your doc. Fatty infiltration is benign fat deposition due to multiple possibles cause ...Read more
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