Avatar universal
liver
I'm a 30 yr old female.  About 4 yrs ago, they found a hemangioma on liver while doing an ultrasound  fir something else.  This year they were doing another US for something else and they found 2 more.  They are in the right and left lobe.  The drs say not to worry, but i requested a follow up US.  Can they tell the difference btwn a hemangioma and cancer.  Really worried!
Cancel
2 Answers
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal

       Sure they can cancer can be found through blood test hemangiomas usually go away after a while but if they dont they can be removed with meds or laser.
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
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, so don't worry. This is again correlated with the liver function tests. Others which can cause similar pictures are tumors and cysts. Hemangiomas are treated only if they cause pressure symptoms. 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
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
5986700 tn?1380794980
Blank
spider6 commented on photo
May 01
5986700 tn?1380794980
Blank
10356, and spider6 commented on clean_in_ks's status
Apr 30
406584 tn?1399591666
Blank
10356 commented on READY
Apr 30
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight over time
Start Tracking Now
Top Digestive Answerers
Liver Disorders Community Resources