Hepatomegaly with fatty infiltration, no focal lesion. Increase in thickness of walls of lower end of oesophagus maximum thickness 16.4mm and length of segment involved 64 mm size of liver increased and parenchymal echotexture is increased, what does it mean?

Question (Posted on :  17 May 2010 )


Hepatomegaly with fatty infiltration, no focal lesion. Increase in thickness of walls of lower end of oesophagus maximum thickness 16.4mm and length of segment involved 64 mm size of liver increased and parenchymal echotexture is increased, what does it mean?

Doctor's Response (Posted on : 08 Jun 2010 )


Hepatomegaly is the condition of having an enlarged liver. It is a nonspecific medical sign having many causes, which can broadly be broken down into infection, direct toxicity, hepatic tumours, or metabolic disorder. Often, hepatomegaly will present as an abdominal mas... Fatty liver, also known as fatty liver disease (FLD), is a reversible condition where large vacuoles of triglyceride fat accumulate in liver cells via the process of steatosis ....Fatty liver is commonly associated with alcohol or metabolic syndrome (diabetes, hypertension, obesity and dyslipidemia) Malnutrition, total parenteral nutrition, severe weight loss, refeeding syndrome, jejuno-ileal bypass, gastric bypass, jejunal diverticulosis with bacterial overgrowth...you can consult a good gastroenterologist for further intervensions..nothing to worry...write if you have any more doubts..



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