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What is air in liver mean

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what is air in liver mean
Actual air in the liver is the portal vein system and is due to other disease, such as inflammatory bowel disease, pancreatitis, tumor.....

CAn you give me more detail?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Hospital ER did a cat scan and found a spot in the liver and they said it was air.
Do you have the report or the report summary?
why were you in the ER?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

NO report just 2 surgens came to talk to me as a consult about the problem they said to watch this and see my GI doctor

Inflammatory bowel disease
I wonder if they saw a bowel loop over the liver and they were actually talking about bowel.

Ulcerative colitis can crohn's or pancreatitis could put air into the liver...but you would generally be sick.
It is possible they saw a cyst in the liver...which actually not be air.

Usually actual air in the liver would be a very serious problem with a very ill person.
I would see the GI doc.
good luck

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
can this cause pain mine is on the right side under the rib cage

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