Published in Hepatitis Weekly, August 7th, 2006
"Enlarged lymph nodes in the hepatoduodenal ligament are prevalent in chronic infection with HBV or HCV; however, the clinical significance of this sonographic finding in an endemic area is unknown," wrote H.T. Kuo and colleagues, Chi Mei Medical Center.
"Six hundred outpatients were categorized into 4 groups (nonviral, HBV, HCV, and HBV and HCV) using viral markers. The prevalence and size of enlarged lymph nodes were compared. Correlation between clinical parameters and nodal size was...
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