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Liver: congestion – ultrasound

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Liver: congestion - ultrasound

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  1. The characteristic granular appearance of the liver can be seen.
  2. A branching hepatic vessel is seen.
  3. This has a diameter of approximately 0.5cm which is subjectively enlarged.
  4. Ascitic fluid is also present.
  5. Assessment of enlargement of the hepatic vein is subjective but concurrent findings which help diagnose hepatic congestion include ascites, caudal vena cava enlargement and right-sided heart failure.