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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Maybe: It's also not uncommon just have a big benign node here. With no nearby tumors seen, the node is unlikely to be malignant.

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Residual thymus: The thymus gland, located within the anterior mediastinum of the chest, normally involutes, or shrinks, with age. By the age of 50, only about 15% of ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
28 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Probably not: Without knowing the sizes and measurements it is extremely unlikely that it is worrisome. It is very common for a younger person to have a "residual ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Buchanan
12 years experience Radiology
Yes: Lymph nodes can be seen on ct scan and there are standard measurements for nodes in different locations. Small nodes are normal. If they are enlarge ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
First concern : Comes to everyone's mind is always cancer! that is why further diagnostic tests/ imaging are being done to help make a diagnosis and be more conclusiv ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
A mass.: Lymph nodes are scattered throughout the body and are normal structures. They should not be larger than 1 cm in diameter. Lymph nodes that contain m ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Not as long: the lymph nodes have not enlarged
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
May not be a problm: Why was the study done? What these show depend on yo clinical picture and may not be a probem. You need to discuss with your physician. If necessa ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It means: you probably had a previous inflammatory/granulomatous process that caused it. For example, histoplasmosis, TB, sarcoid. Occasionally treated lympho ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes: Yes, mediastinal or axillary lymph nodes are normal structures....we all have them. We start to worry on CT when they become large or when they lose ... Read More

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