Jun 5, 2007
I am a 44 yr old female and have recently undergone a PET scan following diagnosis of melanoma. the scan was clear except for something very small about 4mm on my spleen. I have to be re-scanned in 6 weeks. I had Hepatitis A 16 years ago from which I fully recovered. What are the possibilities of the hepatitis causing some lasting abnormality of my spleen which would show up on my PET scan?
Response from Dr. McGovern
I would say that this would not at all be related to your hepatitis A.
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