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Swelling in feet. Had scanning of total abdomen. Liver enlarged in size. Portal vein normal. No evidence of calculi.

sir, iam 35 yrs male i got swelling in the feet i got the ultrasound scanning of total abdomen and the results are : Liver : Enlarged in size with HYPERECHOIC ecotexture. Portal vein is normal - 11MM : No intrahepatic biliary dilution seen. Gall Bladder : WELL DISTENDED WITH NORMAL VALVES. NO EVIDENCE OF ANY CALCULI. CBD appears normal-3MM Spleen : normal in size 11 Cms & echotexture PANCREAS : Normal in size & echotexture.
Asked On : Sun, 8 Apr 2012
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Hi there,
Enlarged liver could be due to many causes like fatty liver, congested liver etc. To arrive at a diagnosis , please send additional details about the history like any fever, breathlessness, cardiac conditions, palpitations,chronic alcohol intake,history of hepatitis etc. Also results of liver function tests, renal function tests,Total protein, albumin levels etc.
There are broadly 4 causes of bilateral swelling of the feet. They are cardiac causes, renal causes, liver conditions, hypoproteinemia. And in some cases, it is idiopathic, no cause can be found for the bilateral swelling of the feet.
Please get back to me with the above details.
Have a nice day :)
Answered: Sun, 8 Apr 2012
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