Just diagnosed with an 'enlarged liver measuring 20 cm in greatest craniocaudal dimension showing diffusely decreased attenuation values consistant with diffuse fatty change'. What is the 'normal' size of the liver and I am not understanding the wording used. Having alot of pain in the right upper side...under the breast line. Can anyone explain to me this wording?
I don't know what a normal size would be on paper, but I do know that it has been posted by those who know on the forums a "normal" size is very rarely seen these days. I was at the point you are right now a year ago May. The pain under the right ribs became very, very annoying and my digestion was horrible. After about the 4th Liver Flush the pain was knocked down a level. I did 7 flushes last year and the pain is now gone. Soon I will start more and continue until I am cleaned out.
Just start flushing and you will see a huge difference.
Thank you for you input..the pain is terrible and I have been just this past day been researching the cleansing process. Good luck with your success in this trauma...hope mine goes as well.
Thanks for responding
There’s a lot of different opinions. Some US doctors say 6 to 12 cm is normal, but the most comprehensive survey I know of suggested it was a lot higher.
This was done in Germany on over 2000 people and showed an average size of 13.9cm, with a range from 9.4 – 21.3 cm, depending on body size, sex, age.
Attenuation values are a way of measuring the consistency of the liver (or anything else) using ultrasound. Diffuse fatty change simply means “general”, as opposed to concentrated in a small area. It’s not uncommon if you drink a lot of alcohol, are very overweight or have diabetes.
The pain has been a constant for about 4 months...the doctor thought I had stones...was tested...nothing...then the CT was done and showed the enlarged liver...
I have not had a drink of alcohol in over 30 years and wasn't ever much of a drinker. Diabetes runs rampid in my family but I have managed to escape it for 57 years...I am overweight and initally it was caused by a cancer drug for the past 5 years...maybe I now abuse food now but I am going to start this flushing out of the system. The pain has got to stop...I work as a waitress and I will be carrying plates and all of a sudden I shove my elbow in my side as if that will help. On the good side in the last 7 weeks I have lost 19 pounds. I am eating less but I am eating 'bad'. Thank you for thr size info and
Thank you for responding...