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Ultrasound showed fatty hepatomegaly post treatment for gastrointestinal stromal tumor. Is it related to tumor?

My Mom was treated with Gastro Intestinal Stromal tumour a couple of years back and she was taking medicines for 1 year. Now he had stopped all medications completely but going for check-ups once in 6 months. In the very recent Ultrasound taken, it was observed that she had Fatty Hepatomegaly with liver size 157mm. Could this mean something related to the tumour again?
Asked On : Sun, 29 Jul 2012
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unlikely to be related to new tumor. CT scan or MRI would be better than ultrasound to pick that up.
Your mom was probably given a medication called Gleevec, this can cause liver damage. She should get blood testing and close follow up. No alcohol and weight loss advised
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