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Sonography shows moderate hepatomegaly with grade 1 fatty filtration, mild gallbladder wall thickening, mild splenomegaly. Conclusion?

hello doctor, my brother is having done sonography in that following symptoms shown- moderate hepatomegaly with grade 1 fatty filtration,mild gallbladder wall thickening, mild splenomegaly ,grade 1 medical renal disease, and minimal free fluid in abdomen and pelvis.what does that indicate.please guide us .my email YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Wed, 24 Oct 2012
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Every investigation is to be corelated clinically,first we should know why this sonography was ordered and what is the clinical background of the patient.
Symptoms are complaints for which seeks medical advise.
This sonography indicate Fatty changes in liver with gall bladder thick walls which is commonly seen in Diabetes,Lipid abnormalities,Alcohol liver disease. Spleen is also enlarged may be due to fever? or alcohol induced.Echogenic changes are to be corelated to kidney function.
Free fluid in abdomen may point out Ascitis which corelates with Liver disease.
Hence please visit your treating physician he will take care and advise accordingly.
Good luck to you
Answered: Wed, 24 Oct 2012
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