Diffuse hepatic steatosis - grade I

Case contributed by Bruno Di Muzio


lFT derangement.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Liver ultrasound


Diffuse increased echogenicity of the liver parenchyma in keeping with mild hepatic steatosis. Liver contours are smooth and there are no focal hepatic lesions. Portal vein is patent and has anterograde flow.

Normal gallbladder and biliary tree. 

Normal Spleen.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates mildly increased liver echogenicity with a clear depiction of the portal and hepatic veins, in keeping with mild diffuse hepatic steatosis

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