Hepatitis C Community
Liver Ultrasound - What does this mean
About This Community:

This forum is for questions about medical issues and research aspects of Hepatitis C such as, questions about being newly diagnosed, questions about current treatments, information and participation in discussions about research studies and clinical trials related to Hepatitis. If you would like to communicate with other people who have been touched by Hepatitis, please visit our new Hepatitis Social/Living with Hepatitis forum

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Liver Ultrasound - What does this mean

I've had a liver biopsy and Ultrasound due to suspicion of autoimmune hepatitis since I have Sjogrens Syndrome.   My hepatologist is on vacation for awhile so I'm not able to get the answers.    I did get a paper copy of the ultrasound.  
What does this mean.....
IMPRESSION:
Probably echogenic and heterogenous appearing liver.  Findings consistent with fatty infiltration and/or chronic hepatocellular no intraheptic mass identified a small lesion could be obscured given echogenicity of hepatic parenchyma.   Relatively low resistive indices within the liver suggesting interstitial disease.
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
i had 1 million viral load a week and after a week now i have not detected PCR RNA Quantitative report from international lab. How this happened contact me at navid.***@**** will not be disappointed.
Blank
683664_tn?1330969924
I know it's frustrating to have to wait for the interpretation of your tests!!  I wonder if you left out a word?  Maybe it read:

Findings consistent with fatty infiltration and/or chronic hepatocellar (inflammation?)

So they are noticing some issues with your liver though they cannot tell whether it's fatty tissue in the liver or "chronic hepatocellular"...the word that fits there is inflammation... or both.  People who have Hep C do have chronic inflammation by the nature of the disease.  They're saying they don't visualize a mass inside the liver tissue although one "could be obscured," or may not be visible.

That's the best I can do for you, maybe someone else will chime in.  Hope this helps a little.

Lapis
Blank
387660_tn?1242600342
Thank you.   No word was left out unless they left it out.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Hepatitis C Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Hepatitis Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Livelife777
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
can-do-man
IN
179856_tn?1333550962
Blank
nygirl7
Planet Earth, CT
476246_tn?1418874514
Blank
Marcia2202
Copenhagen, Denmark
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
patra_
DeLand, FL
1815939_tn?1377995399
Blank
pooh55811