Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
Lipoma on Liver
Hello, I just went for my second ultrasound ( MRI also done previously) and they told me they believe the lesion on my liver is a lipoma. From what I have read this is very rare. Will a biopsy be needed to confirm this? What other liver lesion can look like lipoma? from what I know lipoma's are fat cells.

Thank you for any input.

On a side note, they also stated my spleen was mildly inlarged.

warm regards,

mom3boyzz
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
Hello and hope you are doing well.

Depending upon the echogenicity, the borders and the shadows created a near correct diagnosis can be made with imaging studies. This is again correlated with the liver function tests. Others which can cause similar pictures are tumors, cysts and sometimes hemangiomas. If there is a doubt then a liver biopsy may be needed. Again a follow up may be mandatory to see for changes in the lesion.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
Thank you very much for your reply. I see the gastro doctor tomorrow and will give you an update.
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
317787 tn?1463415842
Blank
Dee1956 commented on Belle313's status
8 hrs ago
5986700 tn?1380794980
Blank
spider6 ....man, it is dead around ... Comment
17 hrs ago
406584 tn?1399591666
Blank
10356 commented on msdelight's status
23 hrs ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight over time
Start Tracking Now
Top Digestive Answerers
Avatar m tn
Blank
fntn
MI
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222
1530171 tn?1448133193
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON
317787 tn?1463415842
Blank
Dee1956
DC
Avatar m tn
Blank
me_just34
Liver Disorders Community Resources
Top Digestive Answerers
Avatar m tn
Blank
fntn
MI
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222
1530171 tn?1448133193
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON
317787 tn?1463415842
Blank
Dee1956
DC
Avatar m tn
Blank
me_just34