... Routine imaging for possible development of cancer is normal for cirrhosis patients. Cancers normally show up as solid, hyper (not hypo) echoid masses, thus your lesion is the opposite of what would be suspect for cancer.
I'm not well read on the various types of hypoechoic lesions, but these are typically fluid filled and not solid, so I second your doctor's opinion. ... (1 replies)
... I recently had a MRI and ultrasound for ongoing chronic cirrosis .I was given the all clear by my GP from the results from my MRI to later find out that the ultrasound i had several days after picked up a 19 by34 by 11mm ovoid hypo echoic soft tissue lesion. As it may represent as a enlarged lymph node. I have been told to disregard the report from the ultrasound as the MRI... (1 replies)
... He then preceded to ask has anyone ever told you that your Liver looks funny? ... (2 replies)
... Thanks Annett!
Glad to hear you're asymptomatic but also glad they keep an eye on you - fingers crossed it remains that way.
There is quite a lot of info out there on adenomas I & am fairly content that I understand the general approach for them, but I'm probably over-thinking & wondering if they are satisfied that their report 'most likely' is enough to be confident... (2 replies)
... ding. I would highly recommend that you see someone who specializes in the liver. It's been my experience that many doctors are not as familiar with these benign lesions as those focused in this area. Don't become alarmed, but take it seriously. It's been two years and I continue to be asymptomatic. ... (2 replies)
... back pain. Ultrasound saw a mass in my liver with subsequent MRI. ... (2 replies)
... I also have a simple cyst on my kidney. From what I have been told, Hemangiomas are common Liver lesions and are totally benign. The only time they can ever cause problems is if they grow really large, so they watch them to see if they grow. ... (3 replies)
... I have just been diagnosed with a 2 cm hypoechoic liver lesion. My Specialist has told me that there is NO pain with a cancerous lesion. Hope this helps. ... (18 replies)
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... for borderline malignant tumors on my ovary. I was having pain near my incision, so the surgeon sent me for a CT. The incision is fine, but now I'm told I have liver lesions, and they want to do an MRI. I was off and on birth control for 12 yrs, and I had my gallbladder removed almost eight years ago. ... (2 replies)
... correct in all circumstances. So I am only hoping the doctors will be able to figure out what type of lesions I actually have and soon. If I have more on my liver then I"ll be very worried. But you can have numerous lesions I guess and they aren't malignant. That is the thought that keeps me thinking positive. ... (18 replies)
... r records, scans and blood work and bring it with you to your appointment on the 30th. If this doctor is good, he will let you know if this is out of his league. Liver tumors are rare and not many doctors know much about them, even GI doctors. ... (18 replies)
... Thank you so much for answering me. I have only had an MRI that showed Fatty Liver in May and no lesions. Not a concern to the doctor. ... (18 replies)
... Linda, I am sorry you have not had responses. I had to look up your liver tumor. I was not sure what it was, so I do not have any words of wisdom. The best thing I can offer is make sure you are with a liver surgeon. ... (18 replies)
... As I haven't had any responses to my liver hypoechoic question I was really searching on here today as I am so very very worried. ... (18 replies)
... Anyone else have one of these "indeterminate" liver lesions? ... (1 replies)
... Wow, I thought a 3 month wait was pretty bad, holy cow a 2 year waitlist is incredibly bad! I go for an MRI tomorrow...but as usually the case, I won't be getting to speak to anyone. I will not probably get the results and have to request them myself and then be left trying to analyze them. I am really disappointed in the whole system, the immense stress and fear that it is... (3 replies)
... one that fits a 4 cm FNH and one hemangioma. But on repeat MRi there are now 3 more lesions that are "unspecified". when asking about these I am told to not worry about it and that I am on the 2 year waitlist to see the specialist. ... (3 replies)
... t post and I am worried and concerned about what my doctor said about MRI results today. I have had two ct scans. One in June without contrast showed an enlarged liver and spleen but no lesions. I also had a small 8 mm nodule on my adrenal gland. ... (1 replies)
... density lesions identified in the medial segment of the left liver lobe. They measure about 1.4 and .07 cm respectievly with maximal diameters. They may represent liver cysts. ... (0 replies)