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Ultrsound report reads liver parenchyma is course echogenic and difficult to penetrate suggesting diffuse fatty infiltration no gross abnormality?

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Dr. E. rawson Griffin iii
Family Medicine
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In brief: Fatty liver

Fatty liver is just that a liver filled with fat and this usually occurs in people who have a high fat diet, diabetes, and usually overweight.
In rare rare cases it can lead to cirrhosis so it should not be ignored. Weight loss, low fat diet, and reduction in alcohol intake are important. A physician should be involved to monitor changes in the liver enzymes that are simple lab tests to check.

In brief: Fatty liver

Fatty liver is just that a liver filled with fat and this usually occurs in people who have a high fat diet, diabetes, and usually overweight.
In rare rare cases it can lead to cirrhosis so it should not be ignored. Weight loss, low fat diet, and reduction in alcohol intake are important. A physician should be involved to monitor changes in the liver enzymes that are simple lab tests to check.
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Dr. Anne Larson
Internal Medicine - Hepatology
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In brief: Fatty Liver

Fatty liver can look like this under ultrasound.
"no gross abnormalitiy" means that there are no tumors or other unusual findings in the liver. The parenchyma is the liver tissue itself. If you have fatty liver, it would be important to know if your liver enzymes are elevated as well.

In brief: Fatty Liver

Fatty liver can look like this under ultrasound.
"no gross abnormalitiy" means that there are no tumors or other unusual findings in the liver. The parenchyma is the liver tissue itself. If you have fatty liver, it would be important to know if your liver enzymes are elevated as well.
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