Large perihepatic lymph nodes found prevalent in HBV patients

Patients with chronic hepatitis B virus infection had larger lymph nodes and greater seroconversion rate vs. patients without the infection and in patients with the infection who did not experience seroconversion, according to study data. “It has been observed that enlargement of perihepatic lymph nodes may be seen in patients with chronic hepatitis B, particularly during acute flares,” the researchers wrote. “We hypothesized that there may be a correlation between the nodal change patterns in [chronic hepatitis B] patients with acute flare and [hepatitis B e antigen] status.” Read more:http://bit.ly/1CUsfF7

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