Ultrasonography of spleen and liver in staging Hodgkin's disease.


Ultrasound (US) findings and accuracy in detecting splenic and hepatic involvement were analysed in 137 unselected, untreated patients with Hodgkin's disease. Histology was available from the spleens of 61 patients and the livers of 59 patients. In 20 patients the spleen appeared abnormal at US; containing focal hypoechoic lesions in 14, being enlarged in… (More)