Periportal lymphadenopathy (differential)

Last revised by Dr David Luong on 12 Jul 2021

Periportal lymphadenopathy can be a common observation during imaging of the upper abdomen. What is considered the exact upper limit of normal has been variable 1,3 among different publications but with many authors suggesting a cut-off of around 10 mm in short axis diameter.

Pathology

Etiology 

They can occur from malignant as well as non-malignant causes which include:

See also

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Cases and figures

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