Why would someone need a Liver Ultrasound?

A liver ultrasound is designed to show the condition of the liver in order to detect the presence of cysts or infections. It can help identify the tumors within the liver and clarify the relationship to blood vessels in the liver.


For many reasons, ultrasound is an effective way of examining many of the body's internal organs, including but not limited to the following list. Click any of the types below to read more about them.

Appendix
Bladder
Breasts (Mammories)
Eyes
Gallbladder
Heart & Blood Vessels
Kidneys
Knee Joint
Liver
Muscles & Tendons
Neck
Pancreas
Pelvis
Scrotum & Prostate
Spleen
Therapeutic Uses
Thyroid Glands
Uterus, Overies & Fetus






GOOD SOURCES FOR FURTHER READING: Dictionary of Medical Terms, 4th Edition, from A&C Black Publishers Ltd., Grey's Anatomy, The Classic Collector's Edition, by Henry Gray, Mayo Clinic Family Health Book, Second Edition by Mayo Clinic, Howard Gallager, Mayo Foundation, Women's Health, Men's Health and Health for Seniors all by Professor Peter Abrahams, the National Cancer Institute, the American Medical Association, the National Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Radiology, National Department of Health and Human Services





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