Child with enlarged liver. Is it serious? Hepatitis?
I took my 3 year old grandson to the doctor today, we went for is ear and the doctor was checking his stomach and said his liver is enlarged. He sent us to have blood work and x-rays but he really didn t explain anything, what could be causing it, how serious is it. He mentioned mono at one point...
Ultrasound shows enlarged liver. Anything to worry?
liver enlarged 17.1 cms. in long axis with fatty changes of the parenchyma. no evidence of focal leisons. no evidence of intrahepatic bilary dilation. the portal vein is not dilated. I got this report from ultrasound. could you tell me is this really a issue for the liver or is there anything I...
Thanks for the query
Enlarged liver is always pathological and should be evaluated for in detail. Please approach a gastroentrologist for further follow up.
Most common reasons are fatty liver, infections, tumour and alcoholism.
Do not ignore this any further and get it evaluated as soon as possible
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