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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: João André Alves Silva, M.D. [2]

Overview

The MRI may be used to diagnose/monitor biliary obstruction, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma in hepatitis B patients. MRI findings in these patients may include nodular appearance and signs of portal hypertension, such as ascites and splenomegaly.[1]

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In patients with hepatitis B, an MRI may be performed to:

The MRI findings in patients with hepatic cirrhosis may include a shrunken liver with a nodular appearance and signs of portal hypertension, such as splenomegaly and ascites.

Shrunken and nodular liver that is consistent with cirrhosis-T2 weighted image - Case courtesy of Radswiki, Radiopaedia.org, rID: 11317

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bialecki ES, Di Bisceglie AM (2005). "Diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma.". HPB (Oxford). 7 (1): 26–34. PMC 2023919Freely accessible. PMID 18333158. doi:10.1080/13651820410024049. 

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