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What does liver mildly echogenic and Hydronephrosis of possible stone mean?

the liver is mildly echogenic with no hepatic mases are identified the right kidney measures 11.9 x 5.9 x 5.9 the left measures 11.7 x5.3 x5.8 cm there is no hydronephrosis 6 mm possible nonobstructiing stone identified in the left mid kidney what does this mean
Tue, 30 Dec 2014
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Hello

USG findings indicate fatty changes in liver. Hepatomegaly may be due to deposition of fat in the liver cells. Increased echotexture suggests fatty liver. Most commonly it is due to obesity and sedentary life. It is also related to alcohol intake etc.

I suggest investigations like routine hemogram, Random blood sugar(RBS), Liver function test(LFT), Lipid profile, Renal function test(RFT) to my patients.

Fatty liver is a reversible condition and it can be reversed by diet and life style changes.
You may need some medicines after full investigations.

Your findings also suggests 6 mm calculus in mid pole of left kidney.Since it is non obstructing,you may only need follow up.You should drink plenty of water and you should consult urologist.

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