Visualization of enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes at US examination

@article{Sivit1993VisualizationOE,
  title={Visualization of enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes at US examination},
  author={Carlos J. Sivit and Kurt D. Newman and Roma S. Chandra},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={23},
  pages={471-475}
}
Purpose: To identify conditions associated with enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes in children with acute abdominal pain and determine the ability of US to detect associated abnormalities.Methods: Two hundred and fifty children with acute abdominal pain were evaluated for the presence of enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes (AP diameter >4 mm). Additionally, a reference group of 50 asymptomatic children was also studied for the presence of enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes.Results: Enlarged mesenteric… CONTINUE READING