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Lesion On Liver

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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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Liver Cancer is type of cancer that starts in liver. Cancer starts when cells in body begin to grow out of control. To learn more about how cancers start and see What Is Cancer? To understand liver cancer, it helps to know about normal structure and function of liver. Liver Is Made Up Mainly Of Cells Called Hepatocytes. It also has other types of cells, including cells that line its blood vessels and cells that line small tubes in liver called bile ducts. Bile ducts carry bile from liver to gallbladder or directly to intestines. You cannot live your liver. It has many important functions: it breaks down and stores many of nutrients absorbed from intestine that your body needs to function. Some nutrients must be changed in liver before they can be used for energy or to build and repair body tissues. It makes most of clotting factors that keep you from bleeding too much when you are cut or injure. It delivers bile into intestines to help absorb nutrients. It breaks down alcohol, drugs, and toxic waste in blood, which then passes from body through urine and stool. Different types of cells in liver can form several types of malignant and benign tumors. These tumors have different causes, are treated differently, have different prognosis.

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Diagnosing Benign Liver Masses

Imaging studies, such as CT scans or abdominal ultrasounds, can show: size and location of lesion Any blood clots in major branches of portal and hepatic veins Any enlarged lymph nodes Evidence of cirrhosis and its complications vasculature structure surrounding lesion FNH lesions are usually well define, with typical central on CT scans. Hepatic cysts can usually be differentiated solid lesions by ultrasound or CT scans. It's helpful to compare size of lesion to prior imaging studies, to determine if mass is growing. Follow - up imaging is important ensure that lesion is not enlarging.

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What is liver cancer?

Liver Cancer is type of malignant tumor that begins in liver, largest internal organ in body. Most liver cancers develop from cells in liver called hepatocytes. These cancers referred to as primary Liver Cancer. Rarely, they may from cells lining bile duct or blood vessels. Other cancers spread to liver from another area, such as colon, breast, or lung. These are referred to metastatic cancers. Liver Is Vital For Several Life Functions, Including Digestion Of Food, Collection And Filtering Of Blood From Intestines, Storing Nutrients, Metabolizing Food Into Energy, Helping Blood Produce Clotting Factors, Removing Toxic Waste From Body, And Helping Maintain Proper Level Of Sugar In Body. Person cannot live without liver.

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