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Hila and mediastinum
A 23-year-old female asked:
What is a normal size [mm] lymph nodes in the mediastinum bilateral hilum? i have the sizes of mine, but not sure how large mine are in comparison.
Dr. Velma Scantleburyanswered
42 years experience
Varies: Lymph nodes vary in sizes with each person and may be bigger in others due to their personal exposures. They can be anywhere from a few mm's to cms. W... Read More
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Size not important: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste... Read More
4.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 46-year-old member asked:
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The l... Read More
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 52-year-old female asked:
My ct results stares that i have calcified lymph nodes present within the mediastinum and right b hilum what does this mean?
Dr. Michael Gaboranswered
Diagnostic Radiology 35 years experience
It is usually a sign: of prior inflammation. There are a variety of causes...histoplasmosis, TB, and other infectious agents. Also, treated lymphoma, sarcoidosis, and sil... Read More
3.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 40-year-old female asked:
Prom pericardial lns; axillary lns w/ prom fat hila; incr prevasc lns; sm non-pathog lns w/in sup medistinum; enlarged r hilar lns. - all means what?
Dr. Thomas Mcgowananswered
Specializes in Family Medicine
Lymph nodes: What symptoms did you have or do you have that made your doctor look for those nodes in your chest? Do you have a cough, wt loss, night sweats? As a... Read More
3.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wujekanswered
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Portion of the chest: The mediastinum is the compartment in the middle of the chest between the lungs that contains the heart and esophagus.
5.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Limanswered
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Wide mediastinum: Yes, and it can indicate lymphoma.
5.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstoneanswered
Pulmonology 29 years experience
Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes are present throughout the body. They are the body's plumbing system and help clear infection as well has support the immune system. Sc... Read More
5.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Agarwalanswered
Pulmonology 28 years experience
Part of chest: It is the central space between the two lungs. It is again subdivided into different areas.
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carsonanswered
Interventional Radiology 32 years experience
Chest calcifications: Calcifications in these areas usually involve the lymph nodes or arteries. Ask for a differential diagnosis from the interpreting radiologist.
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheilanswered
Family Medicine 21 years experience
No: By definition the heart is part of the mediastinum, but in rare cases it is not located exactly in the expected position.
5.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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