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Have enlarged node in the portahepatis region. Cause and cure?

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I have an enlarged node 15 mm in the portahepatis region short axis what could be the cause and what are the outcomes
Posted Sun, 19 May 2013 in Liver and Gall Bladder
Answered by Dr. Samik Basu 3 hours later
Thank you for your query.
I understand your concern.
Do not panic.
Please review the pic u have sent me.It does not sow anything.
An enlarged porta hepatis lymphadenopathy maybe infective in origin...usually found in Chronic hep b ,Hep c infection.But gut infections can also cause hepatic lymphadenopathy.
I could help you better if you can tell me the reason why an ultrasound was done.
Consult your gastroenterologist if the problem persists
Hope this answers your query.
If you have any other queries kindly direct them to me.
Wishing a speedy recovery.
Have a nice day.
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