Peri-hepatic lymphadenopathy in primary biliary cirrhosis reflects progression of the disease.

@article{Dietrich1999PerihepaticLI,
  title={Peri-hepatic lymphadenopathy in primary biliary cirrhosis reflects progression of the disease.},
  author={C F Dietrich and Maria Leuschner and Stefan Zeuzem and G{\"u}nter Herrmann and Christoph Sarrazin and Wolfgang F. Caspary and Ulrich F H Leuschner},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={11 7},
  pages={747-53}
}
OBJECTIVE We prospectively investigated the peri-hepatic lymph node volume in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) and healthy controls to evaluate the correlation with histology, biochemical and immunological features. MATERIALS AND METHODS The total peri-hepatic lymph node volume in the liver hilus was evaluated by high-resolution ultrasound in 67 consecutive patients with PBC and in 43 healthy controls. Stages I-IV of PBC were biochemically, immunologically and histologically… CONTINUE READING
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