Would liver cirrhosis show up on an ultrasound?

Depends. Advanced liver cirrhosis may show up on ultrasound. However, ultrasound can detect fibrosis in the liver even before the development of cirrhosis.
Can but not always. with decompensated cirrhosis, can see splenomegaly, ascites, etc on USG easily. Early cirrhosis may not look any different though.

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My ammonia level was 179. Toxins in blood. Sonogram shows enlarged liver. Does this mean I have liver cirrhosis as I was told. If so, what type?

Cannot say w/o... ...Much more history at minimum. However, if mucomyst (acetylcysteine) brings ammonia down and liver given chance to recover, can often improve function. Need to avoid any non-essential taxes to liver function--like alcohol and non-essential drugs/meds. Gi or hepatology (/liver specialist) can help guide management if not rapidly improving. Read more...

QUESTION FOR HEPATOLOGISTS: Could two Fibroscans and 3 ultrasounds miss advanced liver cirrhosis? Biopsy is out of the question

Reasonable test. If biopsy if unreasonable, the a fibroscan is a reasonable alternative. It is quite specific, meaning that if you are low value/result that it's unlikely that you have advanced fibrosis/cirrhosis, the actual percentage or specificity value, depends on your cut off point. So if you provide your specific results docs here may be better able to guide you. Read more...

I've a binge drinker for 20 yrs. Bloodwork showed normal counts except AST was elevated at 58 and ultrasound showed mild fatty liver. Cirrhosis?

Liver damage. One is diagnosed with cirrhosis by liver biopsy. Liver failure can occur when the liver enzymes are five times normal. An ast at 58 is double ideal. It surely sounds like you have time to stop drinking and to lose some weight to claim your livers health. Read more...
No. . Cirrhosis is caused by longstanding liver disease. Fatty liver does not typically lead to cirrhosis. Many people have fatty liver and may not even know it. I would watch your alcohol intake and eat healthy meals. Read more...
Fatty liver. Can lead to cirrhosis- quit drinking now ; your chances of liver disease progressing will be much less. Read more...

I’m a alcoholic liver cirrhosis patient. Recently have ultra sonogram and the interpretations are i) Cholelithiasis; ii) Hepatomegaly with evidence of?

Liver cirrhosis. Well, the term "hepataomegaly" means your liver is enlarged, which occurs in the earlier stages of cirrhosis, before the liver scars down and contracts. Cholelithiasis is the term to describe the presence of gallstones, but also means that at the time of the ultrasound the gallbladder did not appear inflamed nor infected. Read more...