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108 Possible Causes for Liver Firm, X-Ray Abnormal

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    Laennec's cirrhosis, also known as portal cirrhosis, alcoholic cirrhosis, fatty cirrhosis, or atrophic cirrhosis, is named after René Laennec, a French physician and the inventor of the stethoscope. It is a disease of the liver in which the normal lobular architecture is lost, with fibrosis (scarring) and later nodular[…][]

  • Metastatic Liver Carcinoma

    […] chest X-ray Chest pain Other nonspecific systemic symptoms of metastatic breast cancer can include fatigue, weight loss, and poor appetite, but it’s important to remember[] These include: a substance produced by a mold that grows on rice and peanuts (aflatoxin); thorium dioxide, which was once used as a contrast dye for x rays of the liver; vinyl[] […] high enzymes in the liver Abdominal pain, appetite loss, nausea, and vomiting Metastasis to the lungs may cause: Chronic cough or inability to get a full breath Abnormal[]

  • Amyloidosis

    Horike K 1 , Takeda A 2 , Tsujita M 2 , Goto N 2 , Watarai Y 2 , Uchida K 1 , Katayama A 1 , Nishihira M 1 , Shimizu A 3 , Nozu K 4 , Morozumi K 1 . Author information 1 Department of Kidney Center, Masuko Memorial Hospital, Nagoya, Japan. 2 Department of Kidney Center, Nagoya Daini Red Cross Hospital, Nagoya, Japan. 3[…][]

  • Syphilitic Cirrhosis

    In biliary cirrhosis, the liver is large, firm, and usually smooth. A cut section reveals a reddish-yellow surface.[] […] is very soft and spongy A liver with cirrhosis is very firm and hard The exact cause of cirrhosis is not known Cirrhosis of the liver is an irreversible condition in which[] —The liver is greatly reduced in volume, sometimes being-no more than one-third the normal size. It is firm, hard, and cuts with great resistance.[]

  • Toxoplasmosis

    The lymph nodes are generally firm, discrete and are usually multiple. Enlarged spleen or liver may be palpable. Patient may be febrile and may appear weak.[]

  • Hemochromatosis

    […] hepatic transaminases, or hepatomegaly) Bone marrow examination not helpful; may or may not show increased hemosiderin content X-rays show joint changes which may be confused[] Although hard to appreciate in a photograph, the tissue is also firm (cirrhotic). This is a low-power micrograph of liver from this patient.[] […] hemochromatosis diagnosed according to clinical & biochemical criteria (Gastroenterology 113:1270, 1997-JW) Consider for C282Y homozygotes 40yo with (serum ferritin 1,000 mg/L, abnormal[]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    Abdominal examination revealed a firm, non-tender liver having a sharp margin, and measuring 7 cm below costal margin with a span of 12 cm, and the left lobe measuring 9 cm[] […] available to determine the cause of cor pulmonale include the following: Chest x-ray – right ventricular hypertrophy, right atrial dilatation, prominent pulmonary artery[] Diagnostic highlights Test Normal Result Abnormality With Condition Explanation Chest x-rays Normal heart size and clear lungs Enlarged right ventricle and pulmonary artery[]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    The liver and spleen may be enlarged.[] The nodes are typically firm, rubbery and not tender. They can wax and wane in size, leading the clinician to suspect an infectious etiology.[]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Diagnosis is typically made from an x ray of the lungs, which indicates the accumulation of fluid.[] Because the firm consistency of the affected lung is reminiscent of the liver, this stage has been named "red hepatization".[] Diagnosis The presence of symptoms and a physical exam that reveals abnormal lung sounds usually suggest the presence of pneumonia.[]

  • Choledocholithiasis

    His abdomen was soft and lax, mildly distended with hepatomegaly about 4 cm below the costal margin, round edge, firm, not tender with a span of 8.5 cm, with no other significant[] Liver function tests (LFT) can be used to predict CBD stones[ 4 , 5 ].[] Initial laboratory work showed elevated liver enzymes such as alkaline phosphatase (ALP): 871, gamma-glutamyl transferase: 435, aspartate aminotransferase: 146, alanine aminotransferase[]

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