CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Digestive Endoscopy 2021; 12(02): 112-113
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1731585
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A Giant Lymph Node—Liver Imposter

Sagar Dembla
1  Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
,
Shujaath Asif
2  Department of Medical Gastroenterology AIG Hospitals, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
,
Aniruddha P. Singh
2  Department of Medical Gastroenterology AIG Hospitals, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
,
Anuradha Sekaran
3  Department of Pathology, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
,
4  Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, AIG Hospitals, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
,
D. N. Reddy
4  Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, AIG Hospitals, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
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Abstract

Abdominal tuberculosis has insidious course and is a diagnostic challenge. Tubercular lymphadenitis is associated with constitutional symptoms and multiple enlarged lymph nodes. Isolated giant lymph nodes are rare in tuberculosis and are common in lymphoma or malignancy. Peripancreatic mass on endosonography are commonly lymph node less than 4 cm. Isolated giant nonnecrotizing lymph node can mimic liver architecture on endoscopic ultrasound but lack a biliary connection.



Publication History

Publication Date:
16 August 2021 (online)

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