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What does "mildly coarsened hepatic echotexture" mean from a

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What does "mildly coarsened hepatic echotexture" mean from a report of an abdominal ultrasound?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 6 years ago.
This is very non-specific and might not mean anything
Why did you have the ultrasound?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

pain in upper abdomin

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 6 years ago.
Hello again
This could mean you have inflammation of the liver.
They were probably looking for cysts or masses but you do not have this.
Fatty liver could be possible
A CT or MRI of the abdomen would be a good follow-up to actually see what is going on.
Good luck
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