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Fig 9.1 Normal spleen
Fig 9.2 Spleen can be examined in the supine position (A) or from a coronal plane with the patient’s left side up (B)
Fig 9.3 The front of the spleen is completely covered by the stomach, ribs, lung, and left colic flexure
Fig 9.4a Examination during inspiration difficult to see spleen (A).
Fig 9.4b Examination during expiration - spleen can be seen easily (B)
Fig 9.5 Ultrasound picture of normal spleen
Fig 9.6 Color Doppler of spleen vessels
Fig 9.7 Maximum length of the spleen
Fig 9.8 Embryological components of the spleen may present different shapes of spleen
Fig 9.9 Accessory spleens are not uncommon and are seen at the hilum region
Fig 9.10 The lymph enters a lymph node by several afferent vessels and is filtered and analyzed on its way through the lymph node and goes out by efferent vessel
Fig 9.11 Inflammatory enlargement of axillary lymph nodes is common
Fig 9.12 Inflammatory liver diseases commonly cause increase size of lymph nodes
Fig 9.13 Massive central mesenteric lymph node enlargement is a typical feature of lymphoma
Fig 9.14 Enlarged para-aortic lymph nodes are typically low and uniformly echogenic, sometimes almost anechoic
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