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Thoughts on hepatic hemangioma measuring 7.3 centimeters,

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Thoughts on hepatic hemangioma...

Thoughts on hepatic hemangioma measuring 7.3 centimeters, showing growth every 6 month on MRI/CT Scan. It is adjacent to IVC. What is the protocol?

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No symptoms.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

was it biopsied?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No, it was not biopsied.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

Did you have a PET scan?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
MRI and CT Scans
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

I think you should have a biopsy especially if it is growing

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