Results of a recent CT scan w/ contrast. Pt. is diabetic, overweight, had very recent septic infection.

Lines and devices none

Liver: I'll defined hypodense lesions within the periphery of the liver with the largest in segment 6 measuring approx 6.2 x 3 2cm

Questionable supplying of vessels around lesion suggesting solid mass.

Multiple other heterogeneous areas of hyper density in posterior right lobe of liver.

MRI recommended within 2 weeks.

No prior study for comparison.

What does / can all this mean?
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replied July 12th, 2015
Welcome to e health forum.

Possible conditions that can present as a combination of hypodense and hyperdense areas within the liver include - liver abscess, hemangiomas, hepatomas(hepatocellular cancers), hepatic adenomas, liver cysts or metastatic deposits within the liver.

The exact condition can be determined by assessing the complete medical history, laboratory tests and reading the appearance on the CT scan.

Hence it would be recommended that you consult with your doctor and seek proper medical opinion.

I hope this helps.


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