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What causes calcified granuloma in lobe of the liver?

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Dr. Monish De

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Posted on Mon, 8 Oct 2018 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: As per usg report noted calcified granuloma in rt lobe of liver, pls confirm any disease/ health condition associated with the same, will this lead to any ailment or require any medical or surgical treatment in future, what will be complications related to this, will this require frequent...
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Answered by Dr. Monish De 19 hours later
Brief Answer:

If untreated it can lead to liver cancer

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

I have gone through your ultrasonography report.

It indicates calcified granuloma in the right lobe of your liver.

It could be due to drugs or systemic disorders

Infections such as tuberculosis and schistosomiasis are the most common cause of hepatic calcified granuloma.

Some drugs such as allopurinol, phenylbutazone, quinidine, sulfonamides also cause hepatic granuloma

I would advise you to do a liver function test and a CT scan of the upper abdomen.

If necessary a biopsy should be done to rule out malignancy

The condition requires medical intervention and can be treated by corticosteroid group of drugs

Complications such as liver cancer can happen if untreated.

You can consult your local doctor regarding this

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Monish De, Oncologist
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