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Liver metastases

  • Alternative Names

    Metastases to the liver; Metastatic liver cancer; Liver cancer - metastatic


    Symptoms

    In some cases, there are no symptoms. When symptoms occur, they may include:

    • Anorexia
    • Confusion
    • Fevers
    • Jaundice (yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes)
    • Nausea
    • Pain, usually in the upper right part of the abdomen
    • Sweats
    • Weight loss

    Signs and tests

    Tests that may be done to diagnose liver metastases include:

    • CT scan of the abdomen
    • Liver function tests
    • MRI of the abdomen
    • PET scan
    • Ultrasound of the liver