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Abdullah Al-Badri

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Hi doc..can I ask what is the meaning of hepatic...

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Hi doc..can I ask what is the meaning of hepatic calcified nodule?

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Abdullah Al-Badri

Abdullah Al-Badri

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الأسئلة المجابة 9196 | نسبة الرضا 97.5%

what it means ( hepatic calcified nodules ) in the cat scan usually ?
it means that a portion of the liver has more density than the rest of the liver ( more than normal) or it is containing more calcium inbetween the cells thata leads to such findings 
what are the causes of such finding ?
  • cancerus mtastasis to the liver 
  • granulomatus disease which is the most common cuase of this finding ( typically tuberculosis of the liver )
  • parasitic infection such as hydatid disease or facioliasis 
  • hepatic tumor such as hemangioma or hepatic cyst ( as benign ) or as malignant such as hepatocellular carcinoma 
  • hepatic artery aneurism 
  • portal veincal calcification 

what are the next diagnostic test needed ?
the doctor might ask for a PET  scan of the liver or a needle  biopsy under ultrasound guidance 
advice ?
we advice you to visit the hepatologist for the right diagnosis and the correct treatment 

إجابة الخبير: Abdullah Al-Badri

Abdullah Al-Badri

Abdullah Al-Badri

Licensed Doctor

الأسئلة المجابة 9196 | نسبة الرضا 98%

what it means ( hepatic calcified nodules ) in the cat scan usually ?
it means that a portion of the liver has more density than the rest of the liver ( more than normal) or it is containing more calcium inbetween the cells thata leads to such findings 
what are the causes of such finding ?
  • cancerus mtastasis to the liver 
  • granulomatus disease which is the most common cuase of this finding ( typically tuberculosis of the liver )
  • parasitic infection such as hydatid disease or facioliasis 
  • hepatic tumor such as hemangioma or hepatic cyst ( as benign ) or as malignant such as hepatocellular carcinoma 
  • hepatic artery aneurism 
  • portal veincal calcification 

what are the next diagnostic test needed ?
the doctor might ask for a PET  scan of the liver or a needle  biopsy under ultrasound guidance 
advice ?
we advice you to visit the hepatologist for the right diagnosis and the correct treatment 

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