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I had ultrasound of my liver. it reads 17.7 cm vertical

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i had ultrasound of my liver. it reads 17.7 cm vertical span. blood tests revealed elevated ast, ap, alt. history of autoimmune disease. dr. said i may have autoimmune hepatitis.
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

This is Dr. David

yes, your liver vertical span is a bit big.

a liver that is longer than 15.5 cm is considered enlarged

autoimmune hepatitis can cause your liver to be enlarged.

you should see a GI doctor or rheumatologist to see if treatment to help calm down your immune system will help your liver.

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