I did an ultrasound scan on my liver and found two lesions (about 1+ cm each). My doctor said the scan is inconclusive and suggested I do a CT scan, which I've agreed. I'm waiting for my appointment date but I'm worried.
The reason I did the ultra sound is my ALT and AST are high. ALT = 104. AST = 45. My ALT has been high for 5 years, started from a reading of 65 5 years ago to 104 recently.
Can someone advise on what really does a lesion mean? My doctor said I have a fatty liver. The lesion could be nothing more than a patch on my liver without fat or the worst case can be tumor. This freaks me out. Appreciate any further help on this.
Lesions described on a liver ultrasound could be solid tumors (adenomas), Cystic lesions (which are usually benign), Hemangiomas (growth anomalies of blood vessels), metastatic tumors , infective lesions, calcified lesions, etc.
The exact diagnosis can be made by a CT scan and if needed a excision biopsy of the concerned lesion.
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