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Normal Liver Size
Mildly enlarged liver 18cm echogenicity and contour normal all blood work normal. Could this just be my normal liver size? How enlarged is 18 cm?
Maybe.: How large are you? If you are small or average height and weight then your liver is mildly enlarged. If you are a taller and heavier person, then your liver size could be your normal. With the normal bloodwork and ultrasound, i would not expect that you would need a biopsy in the absence of other symptomatology. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Echogenic liver slightly enlarged and slightly enlarged spleen, in normal BMI range and normal hepatic blood work, should I be concerned?
Not really: If you have no symptoms, i would not worry. But once a year repeat the sonograms and complete blood tests. ...Read more
CT from radiologist says. 1. Normal size liver with diffuse fatty change. 2. Spleen at the upper limits of normal in size. Meaning?
Fatty liver dz: meaning there are some abnormal level of fat deposited in your liver tissue- something called fatty liver disease. it may perhaps related to the upper limit of the spleen size. if you drink alcohol, I would recommend to stop. watch out your diet- especially the carbohydrates, encourage to increase activity. would suggest you to discuss with your doctor further. ...Read more
Wide normal range: though usually 12-15cm. 10cm is considered on the smaller end but a lot of of it has to do with your body size and the way the measurement was taken. If the liver tissue itself was normal and your liver function tests are fine, no reason to worry. ...Read more
The abd ultrasound show everything normal, liver normal size but minimal heterogeneity in echo texture and midly prominent veins in splenic hilum. ?
Ultrasound report: There will always be variability in looking at abdominal ultrasounds from one person to another. The detail you provided was just language used to describe subtle differences in what was being seen in your case compared to someone else's. There was nothing in that description that was alarming. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shadow showing on ultrasound of pancreas, all p.enyzme levels normal. liver function normal. blood results normal only high cholesterol. cyst?
Well: You must have had a doctor who ordered the scan. Call him and have him go over the results to be sure you understand the results. Have the doctor explain to you ...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?
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. May be an incidental and clinically insignificant finding. Ask your doctor. ...Read more
Echogenicity of hepatic parenchyma upper normal but my labs are ALT 13 AST 12 does that mean I have fatty liver
No: Loose weight, avoid hepatotoxic chemicals.Get a more detailed answer ›
CECT whole abdomen withrectal contrast. Liver is normal in size and shape with homogeneous parenchymal enhancement except fatty changes. Significance
Tsh @ 6.85, ft4 normal ultrasound: normal size, extremity heterogeneous, normal vascularity but irregular heterogeneous nodule 1.1x0.7x0.7cm. Cancer?
Not Likely: Thyroid nodules are very common. About 70% of the population has a nodule (many don't know it). About 5% of nodules are cancerous, which is why we care. If there were concerning characteristics on the ultrasound like microcalcifications, taller than wide, >1cm or increased blood flow or you have a family history or radiation exposure we like to perform an fna biopsy to check for cancer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ultrasound shows homogeneous but coarse echopattern, mild reduction in liver size, in LFT only SGOT elevated to 66. Is it cirrhosis?
The abd ultras show everything normal, liver normal size but minimal heterogeneity in echo texture and a few prominent blood vessels in splenic hives?
Probably normal: Ultrasound findings. Ask the doctor who ordered the test to review the ultrasound results with you in relation to your medical history, physical exam ; blood tests. ...Read more
What does Heterogeneous echotexture of the liver mean? my ulta sound also said for liver no mass and normal size.
It means that: the liver texture is not uniform. Most commonly this is due to fatty infiltration, a benign condition with numerous causes. It can also be due to various other inflammatory or infiltrative processes. It is a nonspecific finding, so it has to be interpreted in the context of your clinical picture and lab values. Talk to your doctor about the significance in your particular case. ...Read more
My ultrasonography report say : diffusely increased parenchymal echogenicity of the liver of homogenous texture(bright liver) correlation liver functn?
Liver US result: This means that the ordering physician has to review the blood tests (liver enzyme tests) to interpret the meaning of the ultrasound findings. There is no single cause of increased echogenicity of the liver, so it's not safe for you to guess at a diagnosis online. ...Read more