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Suffering with CA ovary grade 1, USG showed enlarged liver with hepatomegally andgrade 2 fatty changes. Meaning and treatment?

Sir/madam My mother is an old patient of CA ovary GR I in 2006 after that she has been given 6 cycles taxol chemo . she was fine enough now recently i had done a USg for my mother and in that it is written Liver is enlarged and Hyperechoic , other than that it is hepatomegally with Grade II fatty change please tell me as fast as possible I am very much worried Sir,
Asked On : Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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Apr 2013
Hi, I had gone through your question and understand your concerns.

Well, first I dont think that ovarian cancer that she has and fatty or enlarged liver are related since this is not sign of liver metastasis. Only focal liver lesions may be metastases but it would be described. So this is good news for her and we hope that cancer is cured. Second, enlarged liver is mostly caused by fatty liver which can be treated with lifestyle means that quitting alcohol is the mos timportant thing. Frthemor,if she is overweight or obese it should be managed by diet and exercise.
Eating a balanced and healthy diet is improtant. Limit high-carb foods such as bread, grits, rice, potatoes, and corn. And cut down on drinks with lots of sugar like sports drinks and juice. Hepatotoxic medications should be reduced or stopped. It should bring improvement. If not, then some other liver issues such as viral hepatitis or autoimmune hepatitis may be checked for but this is not necessary at this point.

Hope this answers your question. If you have additional questions or follow up questions then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your questions.

Wishing you good health.
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