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Age 50years, 1. Fatty changes in Liver, 2. Bulky Uterus with Fibroid, 3. Blood sugar 201mg/dL

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Published At October 18, 2014
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Patient's Query

Dear Doctor,

My mother is 50 years old. According to the report, 

She has got: 

  • Fatty changes in the liver.
  • Bulky uterus with fibroid.
  • Blood sugar 201.0mg/dL.

Kindly interpret the report.

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Diagnosis (according to available information):

Fibroid Uterus, Type II Diabetes Mellitus.

Further information required:

  • History of menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding) and dysmennorrhea (painful periods).
  • Comorbid illness - hypertension, coronary artery disease, asthma or any other illness.
  • Past History - any surgery in the past.
  • Examination findings - per abdomen and per vaginal examination by gynaecologist.
  • USG Abdomen report - to know the size of the fibroid uterus and also the fatty changes in the liver.

With respect to the above diagnosis, the treatment plan is as follows,

  • Preoperative evaluation - complete hemogram, renal function test, electrolyte levels, bleeding parameters, FBS, PPBS, Lipid profile, HbA1C levels, x-ray chest, ECG.
  • Obtain anesthetist and diabetologist clearance for surgery.
  • If willing for surgery, control sugar levels and undergo total laparoscopic hysterectomy.

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Dr. Kalai Selvan Barugur Nagarajan
Dr. Kalai Selvan Barugur Nagarajan

Surgical Gastroenterology

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