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Symptoms Of Liver Hemangioma
YES : Large hepatic hemangiomas of the liver are best managed surgically. Only when symptomatic . Make sure your surgeon is an experienced hepatic surgeon. Good luck. ...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
Liver hemangioma: Are tumors of liver which do not have characteristic features of a "typical" hemangioma that are described by the kind of imaging modality used to find it. Usually , they do need follow up imaging as well. Refer to this website for more information:http://www.ajronline.org/doi/full/10.2214/ajr.180.1.1800135 ...Read more
Why wait?: There's no time like the present! i would start with a gastroenterologist at one of the major academic medical centers in your city. Good luck. ...Read more
Can it be normal to form two liver hemangioma within 6 months? One was found in May and the second last month.
Different origin: Hepatic adenoma is an uncommon benign liver tumor that is hormone induced most resulting from oral contraceptive use. . These tumours are usually solitary, arise from the hepatocytes, can convert to malignancy and have a tendency to hemorrhage. When multiple the condition is known as hepatic adenomatosis .Hemangiomas of liver are purely vascular lesions derived from hepatic blood supply ...Read more
Liver hemangioma: Called biologic variability. This is Dr. talk for we don't know. Discuss with your team. ...Read more
Yes: An MRI with IV contrast is very useful in diagnosing liver hemangiomas. They have a very characteristic pattern of how they take up and release the IV contrast in comparison to other liver lesions. The best MRI would be a "hemangioma protocol" where they take a few extra pictures later than would be typically done for a liver mri. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
YES: There are no "age ranges" for the development of these benign vascular tumors! Hope this is helpfu! Dr Z ...Read more
I just had a normal annual check up and through an ultrasound i was diagnosed with liver hemangioma, what are the risk factors?
Had clear ab CT scan. 6 weeks later had ab u/s w/ probable liver hemangioma dx. Why wld it not have been seen on CT scan ?
Diffuse urq pain at times lower & n back. U/s diagnosis "probable liver hemangioma". How confident can I be in that w/ "probable" & why wasn't it on CT scan?
Confident: Hemangiomas have a typical ultrasound appearance including round shape, bright (hyperechoic), and increased transmission of signal deep to the lesion; a confident diagnosis can be made in most cases. However, if you have any underlying liver disease such as cirrhosis then a ct would be needed for more specific evaluation. ...Read more
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