Otra característica sonografica importante es que el hígado esta invariablemente aumentado de tamaño, condición sine qua non para el diagnostico.
Importante , como siempre, es la historia clínica del paciente, diabetes mellitus personal o familiar y el peso aumentado del paciente, aunque no todos los obesos tienen hígado graso.
Another important feature is that the liver is invariably increased in size, condition sine qua non for diagnosis.
Important, as always, is the patient's clinical history, diabetes, and personal or family the patient's weight increased, although not all obese have fatty liver.
Today show if only male patient 29 years old, obese, who was admitted with retrosternal chest pain, breathlessness and dizziness. Hypertensive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is diagnosed. On family history highlights mother and father with hypertension and for six (6) brothers, two (2) suffering from hypertension to date. He has two maternal uncles with Diabetes Mellitus. His family two maternal uncles and a cousin by the mother had died in sudden death associated with hypertension.
In recent times it has been abused by this diagnosis of fatty liver, putting the label to any degree of liver which is in excess, we are very careful and only make this diagnosis in cases that meet all or most of the parameters