Asked in CT Scanning
What is the meaning of slightly altered parenchymal epitexture in ct scan?
It is not a "parenchymal epitexture" it is a "parenchymal echotexture" and it is indicating damage to the liver. ...
Asked in Medical Terminology
What is parenchyma in humans?
Parenchyma refers to the bulk of an organ. Thus, the liver parenchyma is the bulk of the liver (not the capsule around it, or the blood vessels that go through it). The brain parenchyma is the bulk of the brain (not the meninges or the spinal cord or optic nerves). ...
Asked in Medical Terminology, Liver
What is adjacent hepatic parenchyma?
Adjacent means "next to." Hepatic means related to the liver. Parenchyma means the bulk of an organ. So adjacent hepatic parenchyma is the bulk of the organ next to...something else. So if the previous sentence in the report referred to the gallbladder, the adjacent hepatic parenchyma is the liver tissue next to the gallbladder. ...
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases, Hepatitis
What is minimal coarsening hepatic echotexture?
i just saw my abdominal echo and the results showed mild coarsening of the hepatic echotexture that could be related to diffuse hepatocelluiar disease. what does this mean> can it be cancer of liver? ...
What does the medical term Minimal residual hepatic parenchyma mean?
Minimal residual hepatic parenchyma means there's not much functional liver left. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases
What does a parenchymal echotexture of liver is increased?
The echo texture of an organ is its ability to bounce an echo (of an ultrasound, for example) off the surface. The parenchymal structure of the liver is its connective tissue. If the echo texture is increased, that means the density of the liver has increased. ...
Asked in Liver
What is hepatic echogenicity with hepatomegaly liver?
Hepatic echogenicity means the nature of ultrasound waves which are reflected from the liver during a sonography. If the waves or echoes are larger than normal then it means that the parenchyma or the functional part of the liver is diseased. The parenchyma is generally affected by fatty deposits within the liver causing hepatomegaly or inflamation of the liver or the parenchmal cells of the liver. Fatty liver disease is completely reversible without any long lasting effects but it takes around three...
Asked in Animal Life
How does a liver fluke harm its human host?
Liver flukes are a polyphyletic group of trematodes (phylum Platyhelminthes). Adults of liver flukes are localized in the liver of various mammals, including humans. These flatworms can occur in bile ducts, gallbladder, and liver parenchyma. They feed on blood. Adult flukes produce eggs which are passed into the intestine. ...