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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: M. Khurram Afzal, MD [2]

Overview

Abdominal CT scan may be helpful in the diagnosis of alcoholic liver disease. Findings on CT scan suggestive of hepatic steatosis and cirrhosis may be seen.

CT scan

Liver Cirrhosis
Source: Wikimedia commons [4]

References

  1. Soliman R, Saad MA, Refai M (1985). "Studies on histoplasmosis farciminosii (epizootic lymphangitis) in Egypt. III. Application of a skin test ('Histofarcin') in the diagnosis of epizootic lymphangitis in horses". Mykosen. 28 (9): 457–61. PMID 4058482. 
  2. Piekarski J, Goldberg HI, Royal SA, Axel L, Moss AA (1980). "Difference between liver and spleen CT numbers in the normal adult: its usefulness in predicting the presence of diffuse liver disease". Radiology. 137 (3): 727–9. PMID 6934563. doi:10.1148/radiology.137.3.6934563. 
  3. Rofsky NM, Fleishaker H (1995). "CT and MRI of diffuse liver disease". Semin. Ultrasound CT MR. 16 (1): 16–33. PMID 7718279. 
  4. "File:Morbus-Osler-CT-Leber-ax-012.jpg - Wikimedia Commons". 

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