Where is the porta hepatis lymph node?

Where is the porta hepatis lymph node? —The lymph nodes at the porta hepatis lie anterior and posterior to the portal vein and extend down along the hepatoduodenal ligament. Benign-appearing lymph nodes are commonly encountered in the general population but rarely exceed 6 mm in short-axis diameter (54).

What is a porta hepatis node? The porta hepatis is a deep fissure in the inferior surface of the liver through which all the neurovascular structures (except hepatic veins) and hepatic ducts enter or leave the liver 1. It runs in the hepatoduodenal ligament and contains: right and left hepatic ducts.